It is possible that the main title of the report Vulvovaginitis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
What increases your risk of having an abnormal test result?
Certain sexual behaviors—such as having sex without condoms and having more
than one sex partner—increase your risk of getting an HPV infection. And an HPV infection raises your risk for having abnormal test results.
things that may also play a role in increasing your risk include:
Having been exposed to
the drug DES while your mother was pregnant with you, though this is
If you have had one abnormal Pap test result, you're more likely to have another in the future.
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