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Sex Before A Pap Smear

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Abnormal Pap smear after 10 months of sex

My fiance recently had a pap smear(Dec. 2000) and about a month later, received a letter from the health department stating that abnormal cells were detected. She is only my second sexual partner and she and I have had both protected and unprotected...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...concerns, and maybe you both could talk with her doctor if it is necessary and she consents to it. In the meantime, if you have sexual contact with your partner, you should use latex barriers. RMK Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

News Briefs About Women and HIV

... New Guidelines for Abnormal Pap Smear Results Combination Pap Smear and HPV Testing for Cancer Screening Number of Lifetime Sexual Partners and Cervical Cancer Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens' Confusion About Pap Test May Delay Care

...Many teenage girls do not know the difference between a Pap smear and a pelvic exam, and this confusion could lead them to put off necessary gynecologic care, according to researchers. Pap smears Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

... If you're having sex, at least one of your exams a year should include a pelvic exam and a cervical swab (different from a Pap smear) for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and other common infections, and a blood test to check for syphilis. A simple... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

One exposure = seroconvertion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everybody. I had 1 unprotected anal exposure to a person at high risk. There was no ejac. (but probably precum) but later he fingered and there might be some on his finger. It is true that it is reasonable I should consider him as positive in... Read more »

How bad is pre-cum?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...related) shortly before we were together. I stupidly had unprotected sex. After the relationship ended I went in for my annual pap smear and found out that I had "High-Risk" HPV meaning I didn't have the warts, I had the strain that could cause... Read more »

Pap Smear

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