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Anal cancer

Had my 2nd HRA at my clinic. . The doctor called and said my diagnosis was ASCUS.. which is aytpical squamos cells of undetermined significance .. This is my 2nd yearly HRa with this diagnosis.. The doc says that after 3 years with a ASCUS diagnosis...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi Luke,Anal cancer screening is a complicated area for which I am definitely NOT an expert. The people caring for you have an enormous amount of experience and are very current as to the state-of-the-art in this field. The reason it is complex... Read more »

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hpv and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HI all,

After an ASCUS pap smear (i.e. slightly abnormal), I was diagnosed with HPV. The doctor assured me that this was common and while it needed monitoring, many girls are able to kick these viruses by themselves. Sure enough, my next pap smear... Read more »