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Sporadic light intermenstrual bleeding. Not pregnant, no STI, pap smear & pelvic US normal. Could it just be caused by my contraceptive pill?
If you are not: taking the pills at the same time each day or forget to take it then yes you get breakthrough bleeding. Otherwise being on bcp does not necessarily cause bleeding between periods. Other causes such as cervical infections , trauma to the cervix or a polyp of the cervix or a fibroid tumor of the uterus all needs to be checked out. ...Read more
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
I have this bumbs on my female parts, and I checked for all STI and a PAP smear, and all was negative, what could be wrong?
The word BUMP: The word bump is not in any way specific or descriptive enough to comment on in this setting on the internet. ...Read more
I got a pap smear done and it says the results are abnormal....What does that mean..Do I have an STD or something?
I had a pap smear 3 months ago and was tested for various sti's and hpv. my results were negative, but until recently i have been experiencing?
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STD screening: At age 18, pap smears aren't recommended. But yearly screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea is recommended until age 26. Once a woman reaches age 21, we do a pap smear along with the chlamydia and gonorrhea screening. Once a woman reaches age 30, we add high-risk HPV screening to her pap smear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is possible that a pap smear be done with STD testing automatically or do you need to consent to STD tests specifically?
Two separate things: A pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. Getting tested for stds involves sending separate tests. Doctors and patients often link these items together though so it is best to specifically ask what tests are being done and clarify what tests you would like or do not want. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers