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Will A Pap Smear Detect Herpes

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cd4 low count, herpes, pap smear abnormal.

I have a question i have hiv and herpes also did a pap smear that came out abnormal, getting ready to do a biopsy. my cd4 helper cells: 123cd4 30.4Í8 supp. 154cd8 38.6Í4/cd8 raton .80% and my viral load is 858411 copies/ml. my doctor told me that i...
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
...the herpes is treated or resolved, viral load and CD4 count usually go back to what their baseline was. Unlikely the abnormal pap smear would affect CD4 count and viral load. Read more »

a very worried person

hi dr. i would really like to exepress my deepest respect to you and all the people in the body for... Read more »

HPV warts and testing

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Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...complications, it is important to screen frequently and regularly. Screening is normally done with one of two diagnostic tools, the Pap smear and/or colposcopy. The ability of Pap smears to adequately screen for cervical cancer in women with HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...do not experience symptoms Bleeding between periods is one of the only signs of advanced cervical dysplasia Diagnosis Pap smears: A Pap smear is a screening test your doctor does to check for changes in the cervix An abnormal Pap... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Gardasilâ„¢ does not protect against less common HPV types not included in the vaccine. Therefore, doctors still recommend regular Pap smears to detect changes in the cervix (dysplasia) before they become cancerous, so that women can receive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Regular Pap Smear Is as Effective as ThinPrep

...smear. After evaluating the data, the authors concluded that "liquid-based cytology does not perform better than conventional Pap tests in terms of relative sensitivity and [positive predictive value] for detection of cervical cancer precursors."... Read more »
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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 »

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Strange smell from the vagina

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...fluid ). I had done two pap-smears, and a cultive and nothing was fouind in it. I have also been tested for HIV , hepatitis , herpes and silfilis and my doctor has told me that I am OK, but I have every day a kind of strange sensation ( burning... Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative... Read more »