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Forum Name: Cervical Cancer

Question: Abnormal Pap smears


 teebaby313 - Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:04 am

I HAVE BEEN HAVING ABNOMAL PAPS FROM 1997 TILL NOW I AM HPV POSTIVE I HAVE BEEN SO WORRIED THAT EVERY TIME I GET THE PAP DONE AND THE DOCTOR TELL ME THAT I NEED MORE TESTS I FLIP OUT AND NEVER GO BACK I HAVE 4 KID I AM 27 COULD I HAVE CERVICAL CANCER :?:
 Theresa Jones, RN - Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:14 am

User avatar Hi teebaby313,
If you have been having abnormal pap smear results then it is very unwise for you not to have follow-ups completed. Cancer is treatable especially when identified in the early stages. Why continue risking allowing this to develop into something serious? Let me ask you this, if one of your loved ones or children were essentially ignoring what could possibly turn into a serious illness, what would your response be to them? I am very strongly suggesting you have the follow up evaluations recommended.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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