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Jun 25, 2020 ... Abnormal results. If abnormal or unusual cells were discovered during your Pap smear, you're said to have a positive result. A positive result ...

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Jan 30, 2019 ... Most often, the abnormal test result means there have been cell changes caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). That's the most common ...

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Jan 13, 2021 ... The HPV test checks cells for infection with high-risk HPV types. The Pap test ( also called a Pap smear or cervical cytology) collects cervical cells ...

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What Do My Cervical Cancer Screening Test Results Mean? · The Pap test (or Pap smear) looks for precancers, cell changes on the cervix that might become ...

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What causes abnormal cervical cancer screening test results? The main ... How are HPV test results described? ... How are abnormal Pap test results described? ... Why Annual Pap ...

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An abnormal result means some cervical cells have changed. But it doesn't mean you have cancer. In fact, most women who have an ...

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A regular Pap smear at your gynecologist's office can detect abnormal cells ... If your Pap test results are abnormal, your doctor may recommend a colposcopy.

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When your doctor says that your Pap test, or Pap smear, was abnormal, it means that the ... But having an abnormal test result doesn't mean you have cancer.

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Nov 20, 2018 ... Most of the abnormal cells found during a Pap test are the result of a cervical or vaginal infection and are not cancerous. Abnormal Pap tests are ...

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Nov 3, 2017 ... The fact is, an “abnormal” Pap result does not usually mean cancer, and HPV is exceptionally common to the point that almost all of us have been ...