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Is it okay to have sex if you have an abnormal pap smear?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

An abn pap can mean many things.
With testing, your dr should be able to quickly tell you whether anything further needs to be done, such as a biopsy or colposcopy (looking at the cervix using a magnifying scope). You won't give your partner cancer. However, keep in mind that cervical cancer (one reason for an abn pap) is caused by the hpv virus, which is contagious and can also cause warts.

In brief: Yes

An abn pap can mean many things.
With testing, your dr should be able to quickly tell you whether anything further needs to be done, such as a biopsy or colposcopy (looking at the cervix using a magnifying scope). You won't give your partner cancer. However, keep in mind that cervical cancer (one reason for an abn pap) is caused by the hpv virus, which is contagious and can also cause warts.
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Abnormal pap

Yes, it is okay to have sex with an abnormal pap smear.

In brief: Abnormal pap

Yes, it is okay to have sex with an abnormal pap smear.
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