Slightly abnormal pap smear, negative HPV results, what does this mean and should I be concerned?

Depends. Most likely there is not much concern if the hpv dna test is negative. Slightly abnormal paps could be secondary to atrophy or mild inflammation.

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I had an abnormal pap smear and I don't have HPV so should I be concerned? I'm only 22 and the doctor said i'll need another one in 6 months.

More Info needed. Abnormal pap smears are caused by hpv. What exactly did they call your 'abnormality'? How do you know you do not have hpv since 96% of american adults do have it? Read more...
Yes. You should be concerned enough to follow through with the recommended recheck. You should not be worried, because even if something develops that needs to be treated, it will be found and treated long before it can become a major problem. A little inconvenience now will preclude a big problem later. The women who do have the big issues (cervical cancer) are those who do not follow up as needed. Read more...

I had a abnormal pap smear does that automatically mean I have HPV? Is HPV a STD?

Ans. No you can have an Abnormal papa for several reasons. When the papa us abnormal hoc for the dangerous setup types are checked. So then you are either high risk is low risk. You did not mention this. So ask your doctor. And see. The paps will need to be redone at some time usually 3 mo. . Read more...

Had abnormal pap smear and then a colposcopy. Went back a year later and no abnormal cells present. Does this mean I have HPV?

You had HPV now gone. Abnormal cells of the cervix always means HPV; you can be sure you had HPV at the time of your abnormal pap and colposcopy. With your pap smear now normal, it is likely that the underlying HPV infection also has cleared up. Confirm with the doctor who treated you. Also ask her about getting vaccinated to reduce the risk of future infections with high-risk and wart-causing HPV strains. Good luck! Read more...

Is an abnormal pap smear result of low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, mild dysplasia present always caused by hpv?

No. HPV is associated with most but not all cases of cervical intraepithelial lesions. That is why Pap smear remains the gold standard for cervical cancer screening. The reverse is also true: not every HPV infection is associated with dysplasia. Read more...

I have an abnormal pap smear. Hpv was found at high risk. What does that mean? Do I have cervical cancer? What happens if I become pregnant?

Need for follow-up. You do not have cancer but have higher than normal risk for cancer. You should get PAP smears done yearly, more frequently if your doctor suggests. Pregnancy would be okay, but make sure that you are taking pre-natal vitamins and keep in touch with your doctor for care throughout pregnancy. Read more...