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Can Pap Test Show Signs Of An Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

This booklet is for women who got screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test and an HPV test. It will help answer common questions about: What is cervical cancer? What is HPV? Cervical cancer screening tests What Does My Pap Test Result... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Concern at Fall in Pap Test Numbers

In Victoria, a reported drop in women presenting for regular Pap tests "is definitely a concern" for health experts, said Kate Broun, manager of PapScreen Victoria. New figures show that in the fourth quarter of 2008, the number of women in Victoria... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women Living With HIV Skip Pap Test Despite Increased Risk for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds

Nearly one in four women living with HIV did not receive an annual Pap test in the year prior to being interviewed, according to a study published in the Aug. 1, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters reports. Women with HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HPV: Would you recommend OraRisk HPV DNA test? Anal pap smear?

Hi Dr. Bob,I know this is not related to HIV, but you're really the only doctor I trust when it comes to any STD-related topics. I'm HIV negative luckily despite past experiences of unprotected oral and anal sex. I no longer practice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree with your GI specialist. There is nothing to do clinically at this time, assuming your anal warts have been effectively treated. The tests you mention are used to diagnose HPV. You already know you have it. The tests do not diagnose... Read more »

sore throat can be sign of std

10 months ago i had oral sex with a sex worker. one month after (until now) i start have pain in the throat and sore throat from time to time with appearance of white spots some times. but there is no fever. tested for hiv after 6 weeks and 14 weeks...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can both be transmitted orally. To be screened for it in the throat you must have your throat swabbed. I would suggest a test just to be certain.In health,Richard... Read more »

HPV& (-) ON STD'S

I'M AN 18 YR. OLD FEMALE AND I RECENTLY HAD A PAP THAT TURNED OUT ABNORMAL. THEY SAY IT IS HPV. BUT IM SO CONFUSED ON THIS QUITE A BIT. I GOT TESTED FOR ALL STD'S INCLUDING AIDS AND WAS NEG. I WAS TESTED IN APRIL FOR THESE AND BEEN WITH...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus and is not related to the HIV virus except to the extent that persons with one STD are more likely to have other sexually transmitted diseases. Certain subtypes of HPV are associated with... Read more »

Pap smear & colposcopy- are they different?

Hello,I am very confused on my test results and would appreciate if you could shed some light. At 4 months following unprotected sex I was tested for std's- HIV, Hepatitis, syphilis etc and was given a Pap smear. All my blood work was fine,...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
What you are describing is not all that unusual. Pap smear is a means by which cells are scraped off from your cervix. A cytologist (a doctor who specializes in looking at cells) then decides whether they are cancerous or pre-cancerous looking.... Read more »
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Pap Smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is a abnormal pap smear a sign of HIV?

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Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection?
I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »

does jock itch affect std/sti test results?

Posted by randomone, 1 Reply
Hey all, just got done with my blood test and was wondering if that a case of jock itch will mess/affect the test results and give a positive result? Am I being too paranoid? I'm pretty sure I got the jock itch because i've been going to the gym... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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