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Papsmear Test Cervical
Biopsy, lab test: A thorough physical exam is essential including pelvic exam, sometimes under anesthesia. Sometimes pap smears are suspicious, then a biopsy is needed. A lab test called a ca-125 can be helpfull but is not always positive. Once a diagnosis is made further tests need to be done before a plan of treatment is set up. ...Read more
Cervical biopsy...: A pap test is designed to screen for both dysplasia (precancer) and cancer of the cervix. If a patient has an abnormal pap test, then a tissue biopsy of the cervix may be performed. A biopsy will help to further classify the disease process and to confirm the findings of the pap test. ...Read more
Pap is best: Pap smears are the best way to find a small cervix cancer. There are now some additional teatsbthat can be dine with the pap smear sample that can detect infections with high risk hpv. Larger cancers can sometimes be seen or felt on a pelvic examination or on imaging studies. ...Read more
Pap smear test result is Mild Inflammtory cervical smear. I want to know what does it's mean. Pls reply to me. .
There is no significant atypia or evidence of cervical intraepithelial lesion - pap smear test. What does this mean?
No atypia: No significant atypia or evidence of cervical intraepithelial lesion means benign. ...Read more
Hvp associated changes not seen. There is no significant atypia or evidence of cervical intraepithelial lesion - pap smear test?
Pap smear normal: Congratulations, this is a normal test results. Best wishes. ...Read more
Uterine CA also.: The main purpose today is to spot cervical cancer. But abnormal uterine lining cells will also show up sometimes. In fact, the original purpose of the pap smear was to find uterine cancer! see more about the history of this amazing lifesaver, an explanation for some of the changes, and its wonderful pioneer nicholas papanicolaou here: http://www. Ama-assn. Org/amednews/2007/09/03/hlsa0903.Htm. ...Read more
My cervical pap smear test report is negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy with sever inflammatory smear dr. Plz say about treatment?
Your GYN can help:
There is nothing to worry about. You may need a short course of antibiotics in case there is vaginal infection (ask your gynecologist about it.
But the main purpose of pap is to make sure you do not have cancer of the cervix or precancer conditions caused by hpv. In that regard you should be happy that it is all well. ...Read more
Is it possible to get cervical or vaginal damage during a pap smear/pelvic exam? Is there a test that can detect this problem? Or can it heal by itself?
If your pap smear results have been ASCUS for 4 yrs and colposcopy is normal could you have cervical cancer one year after your last test?
Cervical cancer: Truly anything is possible but unlikely. With that many ASCUS paps I would request my slides be sent to a different pathology group for review. ...Read more
Is it possible that I have cervical cancer or get in future because of having sex at 17yrs. I'm 18 now. What test other than pap smear to check for myage?
The doc gave me a pap smear and told me that my cervix and uterus weren't soft enough to determine pregnancy. 3 preg. Tests say that I am. Could I be?
Makes no sense: Pregnancy can not be determined by the softness of the cervix in any reliable way. A simple urine pregnancy test can be done to answer the question. If you have three positive pregnancy tests then you are pregnant. Clarify what your doctor meant because this does not seem like a very confusing situation. ...Read more
If a Pap smear didn't contain cervical cells, would t say inadequate sample and make you redo it?
I had a papsmear and it says clue cells and moderate inflammation is this gonna be cervical ca? : (
No: This is an imbalance in your microbial flora. ...Read more
How do I know if Pap smear got an adequate sample? It came back normal but how do I know it got cervical cells?
Will be noted: The lab will mention if there are no endocervical cells ...Read more
Had a Pap smear and it didn't hurt. Would the report say if the sample was adequate? Can they see if there are cervical cells on the sample?
Not exactly: This is a picture of a pap smear. The pap can pick up abnormal cervical cells which may lead to a diagnosis of cin, or cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. This is a marker for early cervical cancer and leads to more testing. If cervical cancer is diagnosed, the actual stage is determined by imaging and surgery. ...Read more
Yes, a pap smear is a routine screening test recommended for all females of certain age groups.
During a pap smear, your physician swabbed your cervix and has sent the specimen to the pathologist who will assess for the presence of any abnormal cells. Speak to your doctor about the test results. ...Read more
Can be normal: The cervix is normally white. What brought this up? ...Read more
New ACOG rules: The most recent American College of OB GYN (ACOG) organization's rules are for pap smears every three years except for patients who are your age, and have had 3 negative consecutive previous pap smears, or the cervix/uterus has been surgically removed. If you have had a previous history of multiple abnormal pap smears with an intact cervix/uterus, continued MD pap follow up would be prudent. ...Read more
HPV: The human papilloma virus is the cause of the vast majority of pap abnormalities. ...Read more
Needs further eval: I assume this means that the doctor doing the pap smear saw a lesion on the cervix during the pelvic exam. Such a lesion could be a cancer, a benign polyp, a wart, a prolapsed fibroid, or another condition. The pap smear may give some clues to the diagnosis, but most often another special exam called a colposcopy with a specific biopsy of the lesion will be needed to make sure it is not cancer. ...Read more
I am due for my pap smear (cervical smear) tommorow but I might reschedule because my discharge is heavy?
Call your doc: You may need cultures to r/o infection, even with a discharge u can do a thin prep or sure path pap. ...Read more
Can having multiple pap smears over the course of 3 weeks cause bad cervical pain and spotting in the 4th week?
Not likely: Pap smears are not likely to cause any particular problem. But there is no reason to have pap smears that frequently. ...Read more
You mean missing end: Endo cervical componenet that means they were no endocervical cells seen I assume that is what u mean, when u do a pap u get cells form the outside of the cx. And up teh endo cx. ...Read more