Hely o and welcome to HCM,
ASCUS stands for 'atypical squamous cells of uncertain malignant potential'.
ASCUS does not commit anything.
This condition indicates that the cells are abnormal.
of the cervix
will identify the abnormal areas on the cervix.
These abnormal ares will be sampled for biopsy
The biopsy will be examined microscopically.
Any squamous intra-epithelial lesion or squamous cell carcinoma
if present will be identifies and management can be done accoringly.
Drugs or topical application of any agent will not interfere with the results of the Pap test, so do not worry.
Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal