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False Positive

I had a test for Trichomonas and the same day also had my routine pap smear.  The test for Trichomonas was negative; however, I got a call from my gynecologist a week later and was told I had trichomonas that showed up n the pap smear.  HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?!?!?!  Both test were done the same day by the same physician.
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there can be false positives as well as false negatives. discuss with your provider the odds tha tyou had either and decide together if it warrants additional testing or not.

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