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medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/pap-smear

Jul 31, 2020 ... Sometimes the cells collected from a Pap smear are also checked for HPV, ... If there is no HPV test, the Pap should be done every three years.

medlineplus.gov/cervicalcancerscreening.html

Jan 22, 2021 ... With the Pap test, the lab checks the sample for cancer cells or abnormal cells that could become cancer later. With the HPV test, the lab checks ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/311995

Feb 18, 2019 ... The Pap smear, which checks for abnormal cells. ... Routine screening does not always automatically include both tests at the same time, but a ...

www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/hw27574

When your doctor says that your Pap test, or Pap smear, was abnormal, it means that the test found some cells on your cervix that do not look normal. A Pap test ...

www.nm.org/healthbeat/healthy-tips/what-is-a-pap-smear

By definition, a Pap test is a test where a sample of cells is taken from the cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus neck located at the top of the vagina.

choosingwiselycanada.org/pap-tests

A Pap test is a test of cells of the cervix. The cervix is the opening between the vagina and the uterus. The Pap test looks for cells that are not normal and can ...

www.abingtonhealth.org/healthy-living/health-news/library/articles-related-to-womens-health-/heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-your-pap-smear-

For women with normal pap smears, the test should be repeated every three ... “ Always check with your doctor about when your next Pap smear is needed.”.

labtestsonline.org/tests/pap-smear

May 29, 2019 ... How is the test used? A Pap smear is primarily used to screen for cervical cancer. It is used to look for cervical and/or vaginal cells that are ...

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 ...

www.cancer.org.au/cancer-information/causes-and-prevention/early-detection-and-screening/understanding-your-cervical-screening-test-results

The Pap test (sometimes called the Pap smear) has changed to the cervical screening test. ... identify women who could be at risk of cervical cancer earlier than the Pap test cou...