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Pap Results And Hiv

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HIV with abnormal pap

my daughter has HIV,which is controlled very well, what does it mean to have an abnormal pap?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That result could mean a lot of different things. Without more specifics about what the pathology report actually said, it is hard to comment. I suggest she speak with her doctor to review these results. Read more »

does a pap test for hiv?

I was wondering, if a pap smear would detect hiv? Read more »

Will a PAP disclose if u are HIV+

I was wondering if you had a yearly PAP Smear will normal results would that mean you are not... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Three Treatment Algorithms for PAP Smear Management in HIV-Positive Women

... A1: At entry to care, if no prior abnormal Pap or treatment in past 12 months: A1: HIV-positive women with no recent history of abnormal Pap smear or recent treatment Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...disease, resulting in a rate of 80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always bring my own toilet paper with me to make sure that I would not catch anything from the public toilet. But last week, when I attended the... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
...balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was normal. I have not had unprotected sex since 11/14/09. My fiance was a virgin, and we have never had... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
...balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was normal. I have not had unprotected sex since 11/14/09. My fiance was a virgin, and we have never had... Read more »

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 »