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Pap smear

I went for a Pap smear but I used a dildo a couple hours before. My results came back negative but I later learned that you are not supposed to! Should I be worried that my results are wrong?
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1340994 tn?1374193977
No worries.  
563773 tn?1374246539
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hello,
It is important not to use douches, vaginal creams or medication, or have vaginal penetration with a penis, finger, or dildo within 48 hours prior to your pelvic exam. These can distort the appearance of the cells to be studied in the pap. Hence get a repeat PAP smear done after some days.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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Hello I went back for my pap and the doctor refused to redo my pap because she said if the dildo had caused any damage it would have shown in the pap as abnormal... I'm confusd
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