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Bleeding after Pap smears common - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I had a papsmear yesterday and have had abnormal bleeding since, i thought it was my period, but it wasnt since the bleeding has stopped, well almost, i was just wondering if this was normal and if so, what this could be?
Doctor :   did u have bleeding following pap smear isit
User :   yes.
Doctor :   did u have bleeding in between periods anytime recently
User :   no.
Doctor :   Bleeding is extremely common after Pap smears, due to the tiny brush scraping the delicate lining of the cervix
Doctor :   this will stop on its own
Doctor :   most of th eimt

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