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Is it normal to bleed for 4 days after a pap smear?

Is it normal to bleed for 4 days after a pap smear?

Seems a little long: Some women get vaginal bleeding after a pap smear but it usually only lasts for 1-2 days. If you have bleeding longer than that, call your doctor/np to let them know. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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I'm still spotting from having a Pap smear five days ago. The bleeding has been the heaviest today. Is that normal?

I'm still spotting from having a Pap smear five days ago. The bleeding has been the heaviest today. Is that normal?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Nearly 11 weeks pregnant and had a Pap smear three days ago. Is it normal for me to just now experience slight bleeding with some yellow discharge?

Nearly 11 weeks pregnant and  had a Pap smear three days ago. Is it normal for me to just now experience slight bleeding with some yellow discharge?

Be rechecked: The bleeding may be from the Pap smear but it should cause yellow discharge. Be reassessed with cultures if required. If you have cramping or increased bleeding; be seen in the ER. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed a lot after a pap smear? If not then what can the problem be?

Not normal.: You can have a little bleeding after a pap. If there were a problem they should have been able to see it at the time of pap. If your bleeding continues you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to do a pap smear and have bleeding why having it done.

Is it normal to do a pap smear and have bleeding why having it done.

Possible: It is possible that after touching the cervix with a spatulum, a brush, broom, or swabs to obtain a pap smear and/or cultures to test for sexually transmitted infections there is some spotting/bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Pap Smear (Definition)

A pap smear (cervical smear) is a text looking at the cells from the canal and outside of the cervix to see if any abnormalities (especially ...Read more


Cervical Smear (Definition)

A cervical smear or pap smear is a text looking at cells from the outside and canal of the cervi to see if ...Read more