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Pap Smear Results

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HPV Symptoms & Pap Smear Results

I am a 27 year old female that had unprotected sex and was tested for HIV & STD's at 4 months following exposure. My results from my blood test came back negative, but my pap smear shows High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions, which I am...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...revealing an HPV infection, but you should leave that diagnosis up to your doctor.For more about understanding pap results, see Pap test .RMK Read more »

Anal Pap Smear Results

I had anal warts about 20 years ago. I got infected with HIV in 1999. I just got the results from... Read more »

Anal fissure, can it change the results of an anal PAP smear?

Does the presence of anal fissures lead to a negative result in an anal pap smear.thank you. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Regular Pap Smear Is as Effective as ThinPrep

...represents 70 percent of the U.S. cervical cancer screening market, but a new report finds it no more effective than the conventional Pap smear at detecting precancerous cells. In the study, 89,784 Dutch women were randomized to be screened... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pap Smear Primer

...also causes genital warts. For more information, visit www.cervicalhealth.org , www.ashastd.org and www.niaid.nih.gov . Pap Smear Results Normal ASCUS (atypical cells of undetermined significance -- it's not known if it's normal or not;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Younger Women Skipping Pap Smears

... New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) show rates of Pap smears among younger women have dropped by as much as 15 percent over the last decade. The AIHW report showed in 2005 and 2006, about 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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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 »

Pap Smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is a abnormal pap smear a sign of HIV? Read more »

A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...how much I was at risk for Cervical Cancer. Every woman with HIV and HPV is. High Risk. You can bet I won't miss another Pap Smear again and for those of us with HIV, that's EVERY year, not every 3 years that's recommended with the new test. ... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can someone please help me...i'am confused about some things today i got a letter from my gyn saying i tested positive for HPV...i'am 37 years old and have been married for 12 years..and we both have been faithful to one another...my daughter tested... Read more »