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Pus Cells In Pap Smear Test
What is endocervical cells? I've done with my routine pap smear test, and this 2times of my results stated endocervical cells are present.
Hi I've made the pap smear test and I received the result as "satisfactory for evaluation" also, endocervical cells are present. What does that means?
Pap smear test satisfactory for evaluation. Metaplastic cells present. Normal epithelial cells seen. I got positive of type 56, can it be cure?
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 effect cells.
Atypical glandular cells — favor neoplastic was my pap smear test result. Negative colposcopy- & endocervical curretings result. Please explain.
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
Usually means normal: This terminology usually means that the screening test is normal. ...Read more
Today I went for a pap smear test and I saw blood on the sample! Nurse said its normal but is it?
Not unusual: To generate a small amount of bleeding when scraping the cervix. No cause for alarm. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I had my pap smear test and it says in the remarks: Reactive cellular changes associated with mild acute inflammation. What does it mean?
Nothing: Everyone has a few inflammatory cells, that means our immune system is working. ...Read more
Pap smear: It can take anywhere from 1-3 weeks to get the results back. ...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
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
Many possibilities: There are multiple possibilities associated with a brown discharge most of which cannot be diagnosed by a Pap smear. The most common reasons in your age group are associated with ovulatory abnormalities and infections. The specific cause can usually be identified with a thorough history and physical examination including testing for specific infections. You need to make an appointment with your gynecologist. ...Read more
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 ›
Can there be an error in pap smear test? All of my pap smears have been normal. I just recently did one and it was also normal but HPV came up
Not necessarily: It takes time to develop cancerous changes....good thing is you are under care.....your dr.will be able to help....discuss the options with your gyn dr. Including vaccine ...Read more
My pap smear test explains is it correct?.... microscopic description :pap smear (02)on staining reveal mainly superficial &intermediate squamous epi
Usually: Usually the virus is not looked for unless your pap is abnormal. If it is abnormal, the lab I use will do what is called reflex testing for the presence or absence of the hpv virus. If your pap is normal, at his time, there is no recommended treatment for simply having the presence of the virus so unless there are visible lesions or an abnormal pap there is no further action necessary. ...Read more