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Removing Iud Causing Abnormal Pap
Will i end up having cervical cancer I have been having pain in my lower abdomen were my cervix and uturus is. I have had my IUD in for three years now. I had a pap smear a few weeks ago and the doctor said that my IUD is in good place and seems to be d
You : You need to discuss the results of your pap smear with your doctor again so you better understand what was found. Sometimes a test is done with the pap smear to determine if the cerix is infected with a strain of hpv that would put you at a higher risk for cancer and sometimes a special examination of the cervix called a colposcopy is needed to double check the area. Thankfully, many, many women who have abnormal cells will not develop cancer. ...Read more
No: Abnormal pap smears are caused by hpv or human papillomavirus. Hpv is very common and nearly 80% of us will acquire a strain of it in our lifetimes. Fortunately, most peaople will clear hpv without the need for intervention. Close follow-up is required to ensure that the abnormal cells resolve rather than progress. If your pap was abnormal after iud removal, it was likely just coincidental. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had a pap and IUD removal. The doctor said my pap was abnormal. Is this because of my mirena?
Not necessarily: While IUD may induce some inflammation and affect the PAP result, the nature of the abnormality is not known from your message. Was the PAP tested for HPV? If not you may wish to find that out. Depending on the severity of the abnormality you may be just followed, referred for colposcopy or treated for inflammation, depending on the results. ...Read more
Blood work, pap all done nothing has came up.? Irregular heavy periods dr wants to put in an iud? Any other options? Can't take bc pills.Hbp.
Not sure: I am not sure who told you that you should have normal pap smear for Mirena iud. The only reason would be that if you do have abnormal pap smear and undergo further work up and treatment, the iud may just interfere with that, but other than that, abnormal pap smear is not a contraindication. ...Read more
I have an IUD inserted in may, i stopped spotting last month. I got a pap smear on tues and i haven't stopped heavily bleeding. Is this normal?
First time i had intermentrual spotting,I went to doc since I have IUD,she did pap and int scan,now I have bleeding like periods this is my 2nday,?
Call her back: Call your MD back and let her know of your symptoms as she will have the test results. ...Read more
Dec 20 had hysteroscopy d&c pap and IUD inserted . Jan6 got infection .. Still bleeding pain etc... Should i be looking at a total hysterectomy?
Big jump: Perhaps there are more details that what you mention but that seems like a very dramatic step. Probably it would be best to schedule a visit and discuss your options one on one. ...Read more
I have had an IUD in for two years with no problems. I had my annual pap/pelvic exam two weeks ago. Been spotting deep red blood ever since. Trouble?
IUD and bleeding: The iud makes the lining thin. It may make your cycles irregular or the iud may have been manipulated with the examination, if you are comfortable using the iud as a birth control method, i would monitor the bleeding and see your doctor if it continues to be irregular. ...Read more
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