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by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: Abnormal results
Replies: 1
Views: 955

Re: Abnormal results

It can happen and you will just need to have a repeat test as recommended in the letter.
by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: Screening stops
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Re: Screening stops

Hi Christine. After the age of 64 years provided that you had not had a recent abnormal smear test is safe to stop.
by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: Cervical screening and ttc
Replies: 1
Views: 864

Re: Cervical screening and ttc

It is absolutely safe to have a smear test when you are trying to conceive or in early pregnancy. It is very important to have a smear test if you are due when you are trying to conceive, because once you find out you are pregnant, you will usually be advised to reschedule the test for a date around...
by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: Is there a less invasive way to screen/test?
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Re: Is there a less invasive way to screen/test?

Unfortunately there is no blood test that can test for abnormal cells. You may have heard of the HPV test that is being implemented as the primary test in some areas of the UK but still involves taking cells with a brush from the neck of the womb. There are some self kits that involve taking cells f...
by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: cervical screening + contraceptive implant
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Re: cervical screening + contraceptive implant

Having periods and irregular spotting after your first smear test is a coincidence rather than caused by the smear test per se. I would suggest to see your doctor as there is a significant change in your bleeding pattern to rule out other causes which are not worrying and can be easily treated such ...
by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: When is is safe to stop
Replies: 1
Views: 726

Re: When is is safe to stop

We recommend that you can stop having regular smear test beyond the age of 64 provided that you have not had any recent abnormal results.
by Stamatina Iliodromiti
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Cervical Screening
Topic: Reluctant to have another smear test
Replies: 1
Views: 676

Re: Reluctant to have another smear test

Dear Cindy, I know that smear test can be uncomfortable at times but it is very important to have regular ones. At present given that you have not had a period for 4 years, then you had a very painful bleeding episode and have not had a smear test for that long, I would recommend to see your GP as s...
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