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Jun 25, 2020 ... A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix ...

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During the routine procedure, cells from your cervix are gently scraped away and examined for abnormal growth. The procedure is done at your doctor's office. It ...

www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-it-like-to-get-a-pap-smear-3132772

It involves examining cells taken from the cervix under a microscope. The test doesn't diagnose cancer, but rather looks for abnormal cervical changes (cervical  ...

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Aug 9, 2017 ... Pap Smear Procedure. The test is done in your doctor's office or clinic. It takes about 10 to 20 minutes. You'll lie on a table with your feet placed ...

www.medicalcenter.virginia.edu/medlabs/lab-tests/cytology/gyenocologic-pap-test-collection-procedure.html

Gyenocologic Pap Test Collection Procedure · 1. Assemble collection devices and ThinPrep Pap test vial. · 2. Obtain an adequate sampling of the ectocervix using&nbs...

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A Pap smear is usually part of a pelvic exam and accompanied by a breast exam performed by the health care professional. It should only take about one minute to ...

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Have you had surgery or other procedures on your reproductive organs? Have you ever had abnormal results from a previous Pap test? Before the procedure, you ...

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Test Procedure. The actual Pap smear is quite quick, although many women find it uncomfortable or embarrassing. Usually the woman is asked to lie on her back  ...

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Procedures may vary based on your condition and your healthcare provider's practices. Generally, a Pap test follows this process: You will be asked to undress  ...

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A Pap smear is a simple, quick, and essentially painless screening test ( procedure) for cancer or precancer of the uterine cervix. Cells collected from a woman's ...