a. Mild inflammation on an otherwise normal smear does not need further evaluation.
b. Moderate or severe inflammation should be evaluated with a saline preparation, KOH preparation, and gonorrhea and Chlamydia tests. If the source of infection is found, treatment should be provided, and a repeat Pap smear should be done every 6 to 12 months. If no etiology is found, the Pap smear should be repeated in 6 months.
c. Persistent inflammation may be infrequently the only manifestation
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