Re: abnormal pap
Abnormal Pap smear results are often explained by an infection or an inflammation..... Yeast infections, herpes, trichomonas, recent sexual activity, or use of vaginal preparations, are often things which cause an abnormal Pap smear result.
Being alarmed or worried is a completely normal reaction when told your Pap smear is abnormal but, it's important to remember that most cases of abnormal Pap smear results do not indicate cancer.
What an abnormal Pap smear does mean is further diagnostic procedures must be discussed with your physician; abnormal Pap smear results will usually require re- testing in three to six months or Colposcopy.
Talk to your doctor.
Last edited by Violettt; 04-19-2008 at 10:41 AM.