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www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/pap-smear/about/pac-20394841

Jun 25, 2020 ... The Pap smear is usually done in conjunction with a pelvic exam. In women older than age 30, the Pap test may be combined with a test for ...

www.healthline.com/health/pap-smear

A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on your cervix.

www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/pap-hpv-tests

Jan 31, 2019 ... A Pap test is a test your doctor or nurse does to check your cervix for any cells that are not normal. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) ...

www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/cancer/cervical-cancer/whats-pap-test

During a Pap test, your doctor or nurse puts a metal or plastic speculum into your vagina. The speculum opens up to separate the walls of your vagina so that they  ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003911.htm

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 ...

medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/pap-smear

Jul 31, 2020 ... A Pap smear is a test for women that can help find or prevent cervical cancer. During the procedure, cells are collected from the cervix, which is ...

www.mountsinai.org/health-library/tests/pap-test

Pap test. Papanicolaou test; Pap smear; Cervical cancer screening - Pap test; Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia - Pap; CIN - Pap; Precancerous changes of the  ...

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 ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/4267-pap-smear

Pap smears are a lifesaving screening tool for cervical cancer. The test can detect abnormal cells in the cervix before they become ...

www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/basic_info/screening.htm

The Pap test (or Pap smear) looks for precancers, cell changes on the cervix that might become cervical cancer if they are not treated appropriately. · The HPV test  ....