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Forum Name: Viral Infections

Question: Does pap test for HPV?


 mynameismissy - Tue Apr 20, 2004 10:49 am

I go to the gynecologist yearly for a pap smear for my birth control. Do they test for HPV with pap smear? Do they test for any other STDs in the pap smear? Thank you.
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Sat Apr 24, 2004 9:16 am

User avatar Dear Missy,

i don't think this is done.

Paps are to check the cervix cells and whether they look abnormal or not as a screening for cancer of the cervix.

Thank you very much for using our website https://doctorslounge.com and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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