If you're confused about the Pap smear guidelines, you're not alone. Here's what a Pap smear actually is and how often you need to get one. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. By Korin Miller Pap smears used to be a no-brainer: You’d see your ob/gyn for your yearly we
Maybe not. Many women are getting tested for cervical cancer more often than necessary, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researchers found that most doctors are telling their patients to come back Every item on this page was chosen by a Woman's D
Laparoscopic surgery or intramuscular methotrexate administration are safe and effective treatments in clinically stable women in whom a nonruptured ectopic pregnancy has been diagnosed, according to new clinical management guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACO
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Getting away occasionally can be healthy for both you and your little one. But how do you manage a vacation with a baby and all her gear in tow? Getting away occasionally can be healthy for both you and your little one. But how do you manage a vacation with a baby and all her gear in tow? Chances ar
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A Pap test looks for abnormal cells. An HPV test looks for infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) types that are linked to cervical cancer. Follow these Guidelines: If you are younger than 21 years—You do not need screening. If you are aged 21–29 years— Have a Pap test every 3 years.
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In the interim, ACOG affirms its current cervical cancer screening guidelines 2, which encompass all three cervical cancer screening strategies (cervical cytology alone, hrHPV testing alone, and co-testing). It is appropriate to counsel average-risk women aged 30– 65 years regarding all three strategies so that they can select their preferred ...
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If you have an abnormal cervical cancer screening test result, you may need further testing. The following tests may be done depending on your age and your initial Pap test result (see Table 1): . Repeat Pap test or co-test—A repeat Pap test or a repeat co-test (Pap test and a test for high-risk types of HPV) is recommended as a follow-up to some abnormal test results.