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The Pap test checks for cervical cancer. Cells scraped from the opening of the cervix are examined under a microscope. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus ...

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Talk to your doctor about getting the HPV shots to prevent infection with the types of HPV that are most likely to cause cervical cancer. Why It Is Done. A Pap test is  ...

hhma.org/blog/pap-smear-guidelines

Few women get excited about a Pap smear or pelvic exam. There's fear about whether it will hurt, and what if they find something abnormal? As a nurse ...

natomasfamilypractice.com/2020/07/27/getting-a-pap-smear-your-daughters-first-gynecological-exam

Jul 27, 2020 ... A few decades ago, the leading cause of death for women in the United States was cervical cancer.

www.ntxobgyn.com/blog/what-to-expect-during-a-pap-smear

Your doctor inserts a metal tool called a speculum into your vagina in order to get a good view of your cervix. Once the speculum is in place, your provider takes a ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/cervical-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/cervical-cancer-screening-guidelines.html

Nov 17, 2020 ... (*A primary HPV test is an HPV test that is done by itself for screening. ... dropped significantly with the increased use of the Pap test for screening. ... bene...

www.beaumont.org/treatments/pap-test-(pap-smear)

What information does my doctor get from a pap test? The results of the pap test will tell whether there are any abnormal cells on the cervix. These abnormalities ...

www.insider.com/how-often-should-i-get-a-pap-smear

May 21, 2020 ... A pap smear, sometimes called a pap test, is a procedure that screens for cervical cancer — and is typically done during an annual well-woman ...

www.woodstockfamilypractice.com/blog/what-to-expect-during-your-first-pap-smear

Additionally, because cervical cancer can lie dormant and undetected for years, it's important to continue to get Pap smears, even as you age. For women aged 21 ...

www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/diagnosing-cancer/tests-and-procedures/pap-test

A Pap test is the most common test used to look for early changes in cells that can lead to cervical cancer. This test is also called a Pap smear. It involves gathering ...