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My daughter has been diagnosed with high risk hpv. She is devastated

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My daughter has been diagnosed with high risk hpv. She is devastated and wants to know if Pap smears can detect all cervical cancers? She had genital warts removed 6 months ago. She is worried that she will always have a high risk of cervical cancer - is this the case? Thank you

Dr. Owen :

Hello, I am Dr Owen, I am a Board Certified Ob/Gyn Medical Doctor and I want to help you.

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Can you tell me what her PAP smear result was?

Dr. Owen :

Also does she smoke?

Dr. Owen :

these are very important questions

Customer: She has just had an abnormal Pap smear and does not smoke
Dr. Owen :

okay - but what was the Abnormality of the PAP -

Dr. Owen :

we as doctors never just say it was abnormal - usually it would be something like Low Grade or High Grade?

Customer: The doc said it was very minority abnormal
Customer: heabnormal he did not mention grade
Dr. Owen :

okay - so this was probably LOW grad and given that was the case then As long as she does NOT smoke - the PAP smear should return to NORMAL and the HPV will go away

Dr. Owen :

so she does NOT need to worry

Customer: inmeantgrades meant minority abnormal sorry
Customer: thanksorry thank you soooo
Dr. Owen :

and If she truly had a cancer - then the PAP would notice it

Customer: thank you sooo much for that
Dr. Owen :

so she does NOT need to worry

Dr. Owen :

you are very welcome

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I wish you and her well

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