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My gyn doc did a pap smear and said I bled during scraping - I could see blood as he spread it on smear plate, he said it won't obscure result. True?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Is True

The Pap Smear examines the types of cells present on a glass slide.
The additional blood cells can easily be distinguished from the other cell types on the slide. It is true that your results will not be affected.

In brief: Is True

The Pap Smear examines the types of cells present on a glass slide.
The additional blood cells can easily be distinguished from the other cell types on the slide. It is true that your results will not be affected.
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Dr. Neigatha Graney
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In brief: True

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In brief: True

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