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Can you still have abnormal cells without HPV?

Can you still have abnormal cells without HPV?

No HPV found (hrHPV negative) If you don’t have HPV, it is highly unlikely that you will have any abnormal cervical cells. Even if you did, it would be extremely unlikely that they would cause a problem. You will simply be called back for screening again in 3 – 5 years’ time (depending on your age).

When did my first smear test come back?

I am 25 and had my first smear test in May. It took over 3 months for my results to come back and the results were borderline abnormal cells and a HPV infection. I have (wrongly) over Googled this and cannot seem to remain calm or worry about this. I think it’s the fact of having HPV and not knowing how long, long enough to be cancerous?

How to find out if your smear test results are abnormal?

We have some information on our website about abnormal results and hpv which I hope will help ease your mind but you can give our cancer nurses a call if anything is still troubling you. Their freephone number is 0808 800 4040 and are available Monday – Friday between 9a.m – 5p.m.

When did the Pap smear change to cervical screening?

The Pap test (sometimes called the Pap smear) has changed to the cervical screening test. Cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates have halved in Australia since the introduction of the National Cervical Screening Program in 1991. This program offered a free Pap test every two years to women between the ages of 18 and 70.

What does a unsatisfactory cervical screening test result mean?

An unsatisfactory cervical screening test means that the laboratory staff could not detect any cells to give a report. In this case, you may be asked to have a repeat test. This is not a cause for alarm. What does a negative cervical screening test result mean?

I am 25 and had my first smear test in May. It took over 3 months for my results to come back and the results were borderline abnormal cells and a HPV infection. I have (wrongly) over Googled this and cannot seem to remain calm or worry about this. I think it’s the fact of having HPV and not knowing how long, long enough to be cancerous?

What happens if your pap smear results come back negative?

If your biopsy results come back negative, your doctor may still want to see you in less than a year to keep checking in on the abnormality until it clears up.

We have some information on our website about abnormal results and hpv which I hope will help ease your mind but you can give our cancer nurses a call if anything is still troubling you. Their freephone number is 0808 800 4040 and are available Monday – Friday between 9a.m – 5p.m.

The Pap test (sometimes called the Pap smear) has changed to the cervical screening test. Cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates have halved in Australia since the introduction of the National Cervical Screening Program in 1991. This program offered a free Pap test every two years to women between the ages of 18 and 70.