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What doe NIL mean on a pap test result?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Benign

NIL or NILM means No Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy and indicates a normal pap smear.

In brief: Benign

NIL or NILM means No Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy and indicates a normal pap smear.
Dr. Peter Baumann
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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Negative

I'm not a big fan of these type of abbreviations.
To be sure, I'd have to see the report for context; however, NIL probably means "Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion". Negative for Intraepithelial lesion means that nothing abnormal was found. Best wishes!

In brief: Negative

I'm not a big fan of these type of abbreviations.
To be sure, I'd have to see the report for context; however, NIL probably means "Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion". Negative for Intraepithelial lesion means that nothing abnormal was found. Best wishes!
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