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My wife has years had some bleeding between periods and

My wife has for several years had some bleeding between periods and occasionally after sex. A few years back she was told she had HPV after a pap smear. I convinced her to go for another test a few weeks back. She got a call today saying that she is now negative for HPV, but had a high number of abnormal cells which she will need to discuss with her doctor. Her appt isn't for another two weeks (after a vacation) and I can't imagine stressing out that long... Is there anything specific about her labs that we can ask for (maybe the actual result or how its categorized) to shed more information on whats going on in the meantime? Can the abnormal cells be left from when she was positive for HPV? Any advice on how to basically calm our nerves or get more info to research prior to her appt? She is 43 and basically in good overall health.

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I have a discharge and am not sexually active, in fact I am

I have a discharge and am not sexually active, in fact I am 76, but it doesn't itch or burn, but recently it is sometimes pink. Like strawberry yogurt. Should I be concerned?

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I am a 31 yr old woman. I have 1 child only.been pregnant 1

I am a 31 yr old woman. I have 1 child only.been pregnant 1 time. Last year, i had my first abnormal pap smear. The primary care doctor said it was HPV positive and told me not to worry about it and to come back in 6 months to see if the infection clears on its own. I asked for an ob gyn. The ob gyn did a colposcopy and the results were normal. I had a follow up pap smear in January. That pap smear was normal as well. All during this my periods were normal and coming on every month like usual until the month of April came. For some reason i didnt get a period. I got my period in may but it only lasted 3 days and i started to get a lot of brownish stringy uscharge after wards for atleast three weeks. I got my period for june but it was extremely heavy (like i was using atleast 6 or 7 super plus absorbency tampons a day) the period wasnt painful but it bothered me because of the "freshness" of the blood and how bright it was and the amount. I visited the ob gyn again. He looked at my cervix and said the cervix looked ok to him. He prescribed me some birth control pills call norinyl and told me to take 3 pills for three days, 2 pills for 3 days and 1 pill everyday thereafter. It stopped the bleeding but once i got to the 1 pill a day regime, i got a little bit of brown discharge again but it went away. I had sex last week, and since that encounter, i started to get more of the brown discharge but it is more drier and has a little blood in it. I am still taking the birth control pills as prescribed and i am supposed to have an ultrasound next week. I was scared that this could be cancer or uterine fibroids or something but the doctor doesnt think its that. The doctor did all the blood tests, i am not pregnant nor do i have any stds. What could be going on with this brown discharge thing? And could the fact that it went away and came back after sex mean that i maybe having implantation bleeding?

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I was told that I have HPV and that I need to remove my

I was told that I have HPV and that I need to remove my cervix. But HPV also causes anal cancer and throat cancer as well. So, why do I need to just remove my cervix? Is it really that important?

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I am 68 and having some vaginal bleeding. I am also under

I am 68 and having some vaginal bleeding. I am also under stress which is when it started ( father is very ill)JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: I had a coup in Feb but my last Pap smear was May 2015. I will see a gym fri because right now I am out of town with father.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I take a low dosage of fmhtJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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If a woman is exposed to HPV, genital warts specifically,

If a woman is exposed to HPV, genital warts specifically, would a routine pap smear detect the virus?How is it treated and what is the chances of the virus returning if there is no further exposure?

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I had unprotected sex 21 days ago (he used the pullout

I had unprotected sex 21 days ago (he used the pullout method) and have taken 3 pregnancy tests, all negative. I'm just not sure if I should trust themJA: Sounds as though you might have some questions about pregnancy - you've come to the right place. The OB/GYNs we work with are available 24/7 to get you the answers you need. When was your last checkup?Customer: December 2015JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the Gynecologist can help you best.Customer: I went on the 23rd of December. I receive my first pap smear and everything came back great! I am on birth control but haven't been taking it like I should for the past 6 monthsJA: Is there anything else the Gynecologist should be aware of?Customer: No ma'am.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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I had irregular bleeding between my period, after having

Hello, I had irregular bleeding between my period, after having sex. I went to a practitioner that did a coposocopy (sp) and the results were a CIN 1 sighting in the endocervical canal but nothing on the cervix. The practitioner didn't do a PAP since last years PAP was negative. All my testing for venerial disease was also negative from last year and I have been in a monogomous relationship for over a year and a half. I was on the pill last year and only for one year and now have switched to diaphragm. I have never come up positive for HPV virus. I'm 45 years old. What would you stay my next step would be in seeking treatment. (please excuse all typos, I am a horrible speller)

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I had a pap smear done 2 weeks ago and today i online read

hi i had a pap smear done 2 weeks ago and today i online read my answer. it said ascus but negative for hpv high risk. should I be concerned? a year ago i had a negative hpv and pap smear. But i started to bleed with my husband. I try to get pregnant should we stop this now due to the ascus in the pap smear?

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