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Will A Pap Smear Come Back Abnormal If You Have Hpv

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Abnormal PAP smear/Cervical Biopsy/HPV?

A mid-20s friend has been really depressed recently. She told me that she had abnormal cells in a PAP smear and had to get a cervical biopsy. She told me she was taking a medication (antibotic?) a week prior to the biopsy and it was making her 'act...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...There are many reasons for having abnormal cells on a PAP smear; not all the reasons have to do with either cancer or HPV infection. For instance, if someone has a trichimonas infection, then Read more »

abnormal PAP smear and HPV disease

I just recieved an abnormal PAP smear and my gynecologist said it was from mild dysplasia and HPV.... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...collected by a Pap test. These tests look for types of HPV that are linked to health problems. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. Some researchers believe that anal and cervical smears should be checked each year for people with elevated... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...be prevented through earlydiagnosis and treatment. Cervical cancer screening is done by using a Pap test (sometimes called aPap smear). This test checks for changes in the cervix. Cervical cancer usuallytakes years to develop, but it does not... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...surveillance at an earlier age with careful and frequent pelvic examinations, including Papanicolaou (Pap) smears and cervicovaginal smears, is recommended. 16 A Means to an End ... HPV Vaccines In the early 1990s, the identification of... Read more »
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 »
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I need some peace of mind

Posted by tikigirl31, 2 Replies
...and it was negative, then did the mouth swab at 13 weeks and it was negative. I felt at peace with things, but then I got my Pap smear back and it said it found abnormal cells and that I was positive for HPV, do you think I could still have HIV... 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 »

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 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, Read more »