Pap In Hiv Women
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University of Kansas Medical CenterNo. Pap smears check the cells from your cervix and/or vagina. Once the cervix (part of the uterus) is gone, most pap smears are normal. If you have abnormal vaginal pap smears, you should ask your doc about having further special testing, such as... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHIHaving an abnormal Pap smear is something that all women have to go through. Not too many women living with HIV or not have had at least one pap come back reading something abnormal and the doctor recommends returning for a repeat. This does not... Read more »
University of Kansas Medical CenterPap smears test for cancer and pre-cancer of the cervix. Cancer of the cervix is thought to be caused by a progressive infection with human papilloma virus. So, like other infections that get worse with lower t-cell counts, the likelihood that HPV... Read more »
University of CA, LA School of MedicineThese are good questions. It is thought that the colonscopy is a more sensitive test for abnormalities than the Pap smear so that sometimes it will be normal when the Pap is abnormal. It also depends on what you mean by an abnormal Pap smear, some... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy 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 »
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