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A pap test a a medical procedure that test the cells of the cervix for cancer and other abnormalities.
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no they do not, they only test for cervical cancer No. Most HIV methods of testing are through blood tests. An HIV test doesn't actual determine if you are carrying HIV,… but it tests if your blood is carrying a specific anti-body that reacts to HIV. Therefore, even if you have HIV, a test will be negative until your body produces the anti-body that will make a test react positive. In most cases, anti-bodies for HIV will develop in a person within 3 months of being exposed to HIV. Newer forms of HIV rapid testing can be done using saliva (technically not saliva, but oral fluid released from the mucosal surface of the cheek), and also test for antibodies in the oral fluid. They are less sensitive than blood testing, but still very useful in many settings. Pap smears test for abnormalities in cells, and not specifically for HIV anti-bodies. It is my understanding that this test is an "indicator test" only. Meaning, further tests must be done to determine if cancer is present (as well as if HIV is present). No, it is not designed to detect HIV. If you are concerned, you should get tested specifically for HIV. No, HIV will not show up on a PAP test.
The pap smear test is a screening test done on asymptomatic (without symptoms) females to check for pre-cancerous cells/lesions in the cervix.
Yes your doctor will be able to tell when giving a pap if you have a yeast infection.
A Pap smear (Pap test) is a test of a sample of cells taken from a woman's cervix. The test is used to look for changes in the cells of the cervix that show cervical cancer or… conditions that may develop into cancer. The test for herpes virus is cultured from the herpes sore itself. Very rarely, a woman who happens to be having a herpes outbreak on the cervix at the time of the pap smear will have a pap result that also detects herpes. But, on the other hand, a normal pap smear does not mean that a woman does not have herpes. If the girl is not experiencing an outbreak, herpes may not present in a pap smear. Herpes is best tested for using specific blood tests. Fluid samples from sores can also be tested during an outbreak.
Bleeding after a pap smear test is normal because they are scraping skin off the sensitive cervix
A pap smear does not test for HPV; it looks for abnormal cells on the cervix and helps identify women who need additional screening tests for HPV. Sometimes your health care p…rovider will order an HPV test along with your pap. This additional test may be ordered based on your age, or based on your pap history, or if you get an inconclusive Pap smear result. But a pap smear itself does not test for HPV, and a negative pap result doesn't mean that you don't have HPV.
You should wear clothes that are easy to take off. Like a skirt with sandals or jeans and flip flops. The nurse will give you a hospital-like gown to put on. You w…ill be asked to remove your underwear and pants/skirt and lie on a table. She will look and feel of your external vaginal area (such as the labia) and feel of your uterus on the outside. She will then insert a speculum (metal object that will open your vaginal canal)into your vagina (usually after a lubrication is applied and look at your cervix and take a swab of your cervix. It is usually not painful, just uncomfortable.
A pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It can't diagnose cancer, but can determine which women need further testing. Occasionally, the pap smear can happen to fi…nd signs of endometrial cancer (cancer of the uterine lining), but a normal test doesn't eliminate the possibility of endometrial cancer. The Pap smear process can also check for cancer of the vagina or anal cancer, but it is used for those purposes only in specific circumstances. A pap smear does not check for ovarian cancer.
If you have never had a pap smear before or if it is close to the time you are due for your annual exam, most doctors get the pap smear while you are in the office and being e…xamined. If you have recently had a pap test done and it was normal, I would question the doctor about the reason s/he feels there is a need.
Is there anyone who can answer my question. I'm so confused. I went to the health dept and had my yearly she said she don't a pt test and that it was neg but I never peed in a… stick and they never took blood. I'm having all the signs and I was sick yesterday morning. My home test said no but I feel it ain't right. I'm getting the bulg in my stomach but it isn't hard yet. I need help
not really it will be a little uncomfortable but nothing to be to concerned about.
No, a pap smear tests for abnormalities of the cervix or cervical dysplasia. To test for HBV you will need a blood test. JM
can detect cervical cancer, precancerous changes, inflammation (vaginitis), infections, and some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The Pap test can occasionally detect end…ometrial (uterine) cancer or ovarian cancer
The week following your period is the best time - having one done just prior to starting your period can cause a false abnormal.
A pap smear is a cytological test. It is not a chemical test.
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There is no "pap smear urine test." A urine test may be done at thetime of the pap smear to detect other conditions. Talk with yourheatlh care provider to find out what tests …were done during yourexam.