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What does "many intermediate cells and few superficial cells" mean in a pap smear test?

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Posted on Tue, 2 Sep 2014 in Women's Health
Question: hi,

i got my pap smear test done.

the report sAYS many intermediate cells and few superficial cells, with benign reactive epithelial changes due to inflammation. background shows a moderate to severe degree of inflammation with a few cocoabacilli.
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Do not worry

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Hi,

Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.

Do not worry . your report just shows that you have infection which will go away with a dose of antibiotics.

Nothing else needs to be done , except that get a repeat pap after 2 months after antibiotics.




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