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Smear Test

Smear Test

When a pap smear test is performed, an ASCUS result is often received because of the presence of the human papillomavirus. This procedure is very simple and takes about 15-20 minutes. It is the only way to detect precancerous conditions on the surface of the cervix, cervical dysplasia, ASCUS, AGUS and other abnormal changes that may lead to cancer, if not treated. When a pap smear test is performed, an ASCUS result is often received because of the presence of the human papillomavirus.

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Smear Test

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ASCUS, Human Papillomavirus

The patient is lying on the back with the legs bent up and apart and the doctor inserts a plastic instrument (speculum) into the vagina and examines the vaginal canal and cervix. A sample of cells is taken from the surface of the cervix, which is sent for further analysis. When a pap smear test is performed, an ASCUS result is often received because of the presence of the human papillomavirus.

Other Topics: HPV in Man, HPV Information, HPV Treatment, Oral HPV, HPV Info, Human Papilloma Virus Picture, Human Papillomavirus Picture, HPV Cervical Dysplasia, Cause of Abnormal Pap Smear, Genital Wart Pictures

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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