Ob-Gyn questions? Ask a gynecologist online.
Hello, I'm Dr Manos MD, board certified obgyn A woman your age may have an abnormal pap because of HPV a virus that shows abnormal paps. At your age, your immune system keeps this virus from leading to cancer. Whoever took the Pap smear should explain the results to you. If you have HPV it can be spread to future sexual activities.