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Any woman with a history of abnormal Pap smears is advised to have Pap smears for the remainder of her life. When the cervix has already been removed...
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Great question! We tend to think these tests should go on throughout our entire life, but that's not necessarily the case.The National Institutes...
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Given that about 80% of Pap smears in the US are now utilizing a liquid based Pap (LBP) technology (Saint, 2005), how helpful are they to insure...
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Bleeding is extremely common after Pap smears, due to the tiny brush scraping the delicate lining of the cervix. This type of bleeding does not...
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Abnormal Pap test results can be caused by infection, which leads to cell changes in the transformation zone of the cervix. Pap test results often...
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Hi Have a read of this link, it has all the answers you need.The Link, http://www.webmd.com/menopause/guide/menopause-pap-smearDo hope this helps you...
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It is a requirement that the report comment on the adequacy of the smear sample for Pap analysis. If the sample is inadequate, the report details the...
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Most cervical cell changes that cause an abnormal Pap test are the result of sexual transmission of HPV disease. High-risk sexual behaviors by you or...
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It is critically important to recognize that the women who are at highest risk for abnormal Pap smear testing are those who are not getting regular...
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A number of risk factors have been identified for the development of cervical cancer and precancerous changes in the cervix.HPV: The principal risk...
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Pap smear analysis and reports are all based on a medical terminology system called The Bethesda System. The system was developed (at the National...
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In some types of hysterectomy, the entire uterus is removed, including the cervix (the opening to the uterus). The Pap smear is primarily used to...
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Pap smears are needed after hysterectomy in a few specific situations, but not in all women.Pap smears test for cervical cancer and precancerous...
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Your age may be one of the more important determinants in whether HPV testing is recommended. Among younger women, infections with HPV are very...
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A pap smear is not absolutely necessary, but why not get it? A pap is inexpensive and provides a lot of information. Since the medical provider...