Womens Health

Pap Smear

Pap smears are central to maintaining female health and can save a woman's life since it can pick up pre-cancerous cervical cells--before they become cervical cancer.  Pap smears can also detect many common STDs, many of which may destroy your fertility if not treated on time.

But what problems are associated with abnormal Pap and cervix smears? And what do abnormal Pap smear results mean for infertility? Find out answers to common questions about cervix smears at Cervix Smears.  Find out what the different Pap test results mean and about what to do if you get an abnormal pap smear test result.  

Atypical squamous cell conditions, like Atypical Glandular Cells of Unknown Significance (AGCUS), can lead to cancer. Such atypical squamous cell conditions can also be detected via a Pap smear. Find out about how a pap smear test can detect atyptical cell growths at Atypical Squamous Cell Conditions (AGCUS) .  If everyone women in the world received a yearly pap smear, no one would ever again have to suffer from, or die from cervical cancer.  Find out more today.  

Other cervical abnormalities like High Grade Intraepithelial Lesions (HGISL), which can also lead to cancer. Find out more about cervical lesions and how they can be detected through Pap smear procedures at Cervical Lesions.

Cervical pain can cause a lot of discomfort for women. Find out which food, practices and activities can aggravate cervical discomfort at Cervical Pain.  Understand how to create the best reproductive health for your body.  

More About Pap Smears

Atypical glandular cells of unknown significance (AGCUS) on pap are worrisome for women. While mild, medical treatment is required. Find out how AGCUS ranks against other types of abnormal Pap smear procedures at Abnormal Pap Smears and AGCUS.

For info on differential diagnoses of cervical problems like abnormal Paps, STDs, and infections visit the following link, Cervical Problems. Here you can also find stats on cervical problems, including what their rate of incidence is.

Diagnosing HPV

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common of abnormal Pap smears. A recent study looked at what forms of the virus could be readily treated and which forms should not be treated Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).

Concerned as to whether you need a Pap smear after a hysterectomy? Click on Post-Hysterectomy Pap Smear.

To learn about abnormal Pap smears and vaginitis click on Abnormal Pap Smears and Vaginitis.

Is your abnormal Pap progressing? Learn about different symptoms at Abnormal Pap Smear Progression.

Early Warning Of Cancer

Pap smears can detect endometrial cancer. Does your abnormal Pap smear mean you might have cancer? Click on the following link to learn more about detecting cancer trhough a Pap smear procedure: Pap Smear Test Results and Cancer.

When should a woman first start having Pap smears? And how many Pap smear tests should she have a year? What is the relationship between age, sexual activity and Pap smears? Find the right answer for you at Pap Smear Recommendations to ensure that you're getting an appropriate number of Pap tests annually in order to screen against cervical diseases.

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Putting off annual pap due to severe bladder leakage. Any suggestions?
12 years ago