• asymptomatic
  • in one of the center participating in the study and acceptance of the use of Nadis® medical files within the context of follow up that should be realized according to the recommandation of undertaking: systematic Pap smear for asymptomatic patient s (expert's report, Pr.P.Yéni) or Pap smear for classical searching of any pathology of the uterine-cervix. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • symptoms
  • Patients whose smears contained cyanophilic bodies were likely to be elderly, at least ten years postmenopausal, and free of any gynecologic symptoms or abnormalities except those associated with previous surgery. (semanticscholar.org)
  • abnormalities
  • A Pap smear may not be required more than once every three years at 30 years of age and after, with three consecutive normal Pap smears and presence of no other abnormalities. (smrtx.com)
  • risks
  • One of the main risks for developing BV is douching, which alters the vaginal flora and predisposes women to developing BV. (wikipedia.org)
  • Test
  • An HPV DNA test may be ordered along with or following a pap smear, especially for women over the age of 30. (smrtx.com)
  • ACOG also recommends that women 30 years of age or older be offered the option of having an HPV DNA test along with the Pap smear. (smrtx.com)
  • Vaginal medicines (such as a nonprescription vaginal yeast medicine) should not be used during the 2 to 3 days before the test. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaginal pH test. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • Ospemifene is "an estrogen agonist/antagonist that makes vaginal tissue thicker and less fragile resulting in a reduction in the amount of pain women experience with sexual intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • If a woman has or has had a history of certain conditions, then a Pap smear may be done more often. (smrtx.com)
  • slide
  • The smear is prepared on separate areas of a single slide with three distinct samples, each from ectocervix, vagina and endocervix. (wikipedia.org)