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Can sex cause my pap smear test results of cells to come back low grade, not normal. Will having sex make it worse or does it have to affect on cells.
My pap smear test results are neg, but also says cervicitis my obg, says I repeat test in 6mths, should I have a 2nd opinion? As I am trying to conceive
Yes: There is no need to repeat a pap smear unless it's abnormal. Cervicitis is treated with antibiotics and cervical infections can be evaluated for quickly without the need for waiting six months. First ask your doctor to explain the reasoning for their plan as they may provide informantion that would make it reasonable to wait. However if you are uncomfortable with the plan seek a second opinion. ...Read more
I'm almost due for another pap smear test again. But this time im kinda scared. My results have been showing up fine then abnormal. Can I fix this?
Do not skip PAP!: Please do not skip your pap test. God forbid, the test comes back abnormal, it can be addressed by your doctor to prevent more serious issues. ...Read more
Pap smear: It can take anywhere from 1-3 weeks to get the results back. ...Read more
Hello. I just got pap smear test done and the result says "focal koilocytosis and karyomegali noted". how serious is this n wats d next step? Thanks.
Your Gynec should he: Did your gynecologist not explain the results to you? You should ask this question and find out what it means. To me, it looks like there is nothing serious but you need to rely on the guidance provided by your gynecologist and be alert and find out if you might have HPV infection which is common and can create some cellular changes, most of which resolve with time. ...Read more
What is endocervical cells? I've done with my routine pap smear test, and this 2times of my results stated endocervical cells are present.
Hello I had sex today (oct 30 friday)and I have an appointment for a pap smear test on tuesday in the afternoon will this affect my results?
No: That will not affect the pap.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Not at all. Minor infections are common here. ...Read more
Atypical glandular cells - favor neoplastic was my pap smear test result. Negative colposcopy- & endocervical curretings result. Please explain.
I leak sperms immediately after intercourse with my husband and am afraid is due to a pap smear test I had some time back?
Here are some...: What you observed and reported is "normally" expected since something in gets to have something to flow out according to the law of liquidity & gravitation. And such should not be related with recent/ prior PAP smear test. What is your concern? Fertility? Seek evaluation & counseling timely for specific "worry". ...Read more
Does Ultrasound detect the reason behind irregular periods? Missed 2 months of periods, trying to concieve, PTest neg. Pap smear test got good result
Infertility/amenorrh: Ultrasound can detect the reason behind irregular periods sometimes. The workup is stepwise beginning with history and physical. The medical provider will check blood work for hormone levels. You've had the pregnancy test and pap smear done so your pcp will probably order an ultrasound soon. If everything is normal then male causes of infertility will be explored. That's the usual pattern. ...Read more
Depends: age, nl pap: According to the american college of ob/gyne, pap smears should begin at age 21, then every 2 yrs ages 21-29. Women 30 and older, if 3 normal yearly paps, can have pap every 3 years. Hiv+ women need pap twice in first year after diagnosis and then yearly. An abnormal result will change how often a pap is recommended. Notify doctor sooner if discharge, bleeding (esp after sex), or pain. ...Read more