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Can you have kids with abnormal cervical cells?

Can you have kids with abnormal cervical cells?

Most women can have a normal pregnancy after treatment for abnormal cells but rarely there are problems. You might need treatment to keep future pregnancies safe. The NHS cervical screening programme say that routine cervical screening tests can usually be delayed in pregnant women until after they have had their baby.

What does insufficient cells mean on a Pap smear?

A. A Pap test report of “inadequate cells” can mean either there aren’t enough cells to interpret the Pap, or endocervical cells are missing. If it’s insufficient cells, you can simply repeat the test in a few months. If it’s lack of endocervical cells, your clinician may take extra steps to get an adequate sample.

Can a Pap smear miss abnormal cells?

A negative HPV test also does not mean you won’t get the infection in the future. Abnormal cells can also be missed. This is because: sometimes abnormal cells do not look much different to normal cells.

Do pap smears tell you if you can have kids?

No, there is no single test to detect female infertility and the same is true for male infertility.

Can you pass the HPV to your kids?

Yes. Although most infections occur following intercourse, HPV may also be passed on during oral sex and genital-to-genital contact. Even more rarely, a mom can transmit the virus to her baby during birth.

Does HPV pass from mother to child?

HPV and Childbirth The risk of HPV transmission to the baby during childbirth is very low. Even if babies do get the HPV virus, their bodies usually clear the virus on their own. Most of the time, a baby born to a woman with genital warts does not have HPV-related complications.

Why does my Pap smear keep coming back unsatisfactory?

Your health care provider will recommend follow-up steps you need to take based on your specific test result and your past test results. Unsatisfactory Pap test results: The lab sample may not have had enough cells, or the cells may have been clumped together or hidden by blood or mucus.

Should I be worried about an unsatisfactory Pap smear?

If the result of your Cervical Screening Test (the Pap test replacement*) was ‘unsatisfactory’, it does not mean there is something wrong. An unsatisfactory result means your sample could not be tested properly by the laboratory. It is important to repeat the test in six to twelve weeks.

Can a Pap smear miss HPV?

Some women for whom we test for HPV will have a normal pap smear, but have a positive high risk HPV result. This is particularly confusing because they may have never had an abnormal pap smear, and they may never even develop one.

Is CGIN worse than CIN?

CGIN is usually classified as low grade (mild) or high grade (severe). High grade CGIN is the equivalent of CIN3. CGIN can be multi-focal – this means that more than one area is affected at one time, with normal tissue lying between them.

How do I know if I can have kids?

Infertility testing — finding out whether or not a woman is able to become pregnant — involves several medical exams, procedures, and tests. It is usually done for women who want to have a baby but are having trouble getting pregnant or for women who have health conditions that might cause infertility.

What causes abnormal cervical cells besides HPV?

These include yeast infections, HPV, the herpes virus, or many other infections. Abnormal cells. These changes are called cervical dysplasia. The cells are not cancerous but may be precancerous.

How did my child get HPV?

Having a cut – The disease can enter the blood stream through an opening in the skin (like a cut). Having a mother with HPV – It is possible for a mother to infect her child during vaginal childbirth. Being sexually active – Those that are sexually active have a greater risk of contracting HPV.

Is HPV always an STD?

HPV stands for human papillomavirus. It’s the most common sexually transmitted infection. HPV is usually harmless and goes away by itself, but some types can lead to cancer or genital warts.

What happens to kids born with HPV?

Why was my smear test inconclusive?

The cells didn’t look quite like normal cells, but they couldn’t really be classified as abnormal. In some cases, a poor sample can lead to inconclusive results. That might happen if you recently had intercourse or used menstrual products. An abnormal result means some cervical cells have changed.

Why do my pap smears keep coming back unsatisfactory?

How long does it take to go from CIN1 to CIN3?

There are three grades of CIN (CIN1,2&3) and even CIN3 starts 10 years before cervical cancer. CIN2 & CIN3 are high grade changes and need to be treated to prevent future risk of cervical cancer whereas CIN1 (low grade changes) will often resolve spontaneously.

Can CGIN go away?

CIN is an abnormality of the squamous cells. CGIN, which stands for cervical glandular intra-epithelial neoplasia, is an abnormality of the glandular cells. It’s much less common that CIN, but it’s similar. It’s a pre-cancerous abnormality which, again, is fully treatable, if it is detected.

How can a woman tell if she is infertile?

The primary sign of infertility is not getting pregnant after trying for a certain length of time. A doctor may diagnose infertility if a woman has not become pregnant after 1 year of trying. If the woman is over the age of 35 years old, she may be infertile if she has not become pregnant after 6 months of trying.

Can you get abnormal cells without HPV?

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).

Can an abnormal Pap smear be nothing?

Most abnormal Pap smear results are nothing to worry about Most women will have at least one abnormal Pap smear result in their lifetime, with an overall average of 5% of all Pap tests coming back as “abnormal.” In most cases, the abnormal result is nothing to worry about, but it’s important to follow up to make sure.

When do kids need HPV?

Children ages 11–12 years should get two doses of HPV vaccine, given 6 to 12 months apart. HPV vaccines can be given starting at age 9 years. Children who start the HPV vaccine series on or after their 15th birthday need three doses, given over 6 months.