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How Long Does The Pap Test Take
Pap itself==<1 min: Obtaining the actual pap smear itself is brief. Prior to getting it the patient must get [comfortably] positioned in stirrups and the physician must insert and open a speculum in the vagina. Additional specimens for sexually transmitted infections are usually obtained. The exam also involves looking at the tissues of the cervix and vagina out to vulva. The speculum is removed for bimanual exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One minute: A pap test is done as part of a routine gynecologic exam. The exam takes longer, but once the doctor is doing a vaginal exam the pap portion takes less than a minute, which involves just a gentle scraping of the inside of the cervix. It can sometimes take a few days to get the results however because it needs to be sent to a pathologist, who will read it and then report back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on lab: Depending on the lab your doc uses, it can be anywhere from 3-10 days. Sometimes longer. Call them to find out. ...Read more
About 2 weeks: The result should be back in about 2 weeks if not sooner. ...Read more
Days: It should not take more than a few days. Two weeks would be the upper limit. ...Read more
I discontinued the use of Monistat 7 after 1 day. How long will it take to completely leave my body? And can I get a pap test within the next 2 days?
Not the monistat: The problem is not the monistat. Monistat is there to cure the infection causing inflammatory responses which look like hyperactive cells and look atypical or pre cancer-like. Treat the infection first, have the inflammatory reaction cool down then get a pap smear to make sure they get your natural or normal cells. ...Read more
Is there an age when the pap test is not necessary? The mammogram? I am seventy one and wondered if there is an age when these tests are no longer necessary.
All Items of my Pap test are normal it doesn't show any organism but reactive cellular changes associated with severe inflammation.do i take treatment?
Which treatment?: Which treatment are you being offered? And if there are no organisms present on culture what is your doctor's explanation for the "severe inflammation." And do you have symptoms of any sort such as burning on urination, frequency, or urgency to get to the bathroom on time? If you would like a consultation: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi. Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had hvp and no longer have it, i was treated and my pap test came out negative. Are there any risks for the baby if I have a vaginal delivery?
Did laser to remove CIN1 on Feb15. How long & often will CIN emerge again? How to reduce it?Still discharging Regular Pap test and next year HPV test.
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