How Long Does It Normally Take For Your Pap Smear Test Results Come Back

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Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Many healthcare workers providing HIV care do not routinely offer anal PAP smears. Personally I do recommend them. I'll post some information from the archives that addresses your concerns.Dr. BobHPV, Anal Read more »

HPV type and incubation time, spreading (HPV, 2009)

Very confused, Had a dr. remove a growth on my scrotum which had been there for over 2 year, Im 58... Read more »

HIV and HPV

i tested negative for HIV. does this mean that i don't have HPV? Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...collected by a Pap test. These tests look for types of HPV that are linked to health problems. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. Some researchers believe that anal and cervical smears should be checked each year for people with elevated... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

News Briefs About Women and HIV

...changes and cervical cancer precursors is an important tool for optimizing women's health. Management of abnormal Pap smeartest results hinges on whether the results are ASC-US (atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance) or ASC-H... Read more »
The Body PRO

Many HIV-Infected Women Do Not Receive Cervical Cancer Screenings Nearly Often Enough, U.S. Study Suggests

...screened annually for cervical cancer. HIV treatment recommendations say that a woman who is diagnosed with HIV should get two Pap smears in the first year after [receiving the] HIV diagnosis, and then one every year after that, for as long as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

No Pap Smears for Women Under 21: Guidelines

... Most women should not bother getting a Pap test until they turn 21, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). However, certain populations Read more »
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