With an abnormal Pap test, your first instinct is to panic. But is a low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) something to fret over? Probably not — especially if your immune system works its magic.
Do you know the difference between a pelvic exam and a Pap test? Many women think they are the same thing. But there are important differences between the two that you should know about.
When doctors want to do a careful evaluation of an abnormal Pap test, they usually recommend a colposcopy. This complicated word really means a fairly simple procedure — examining the cervix in detail with a pair of high-tech binoculars. The whole thing usually takes less than 10 minutes.
What does it mean when your doctor orders a SIS, or saline-infusion sonography? Our experts explain.