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

The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that opens at the top of the vagina. This test is sometimes called a Pap smear.

uihc.org/health-topics/what-pap-smear

A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It is one ... Pap smears are able to detect early mild cellular changes. ... When do I need to start getting them ?

www.choosingwisely.org/patient-resources/pap-tests

The cervix is the opening between the vagina and the uterus. The Pap test looks for cells that are not normal and can cause cancer of the cervix. This is also called ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/cervical-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/screening-tests/abn-pap-work-up.html

Jul 30, 2020 ... If your Pap test results are abnormal, your doctor may recommend testing again ... You will lie on the exam table as you do with a pelvic exam.

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 ... that prevent the types of HPV infection that cause most cervical cancers but do not ...

www.acog.org/womens-health/faqs/cervical-cancer-screening

The cervix is the opening to the uterus and is located at the top of the vagina. Screening includes cervical cytology (also called the Pap test or Pap smear) and,  ...

www.healthgrades.com/right-care/womens-health/what-your-pap-smear-results-mean

Your doctor may do another Pap smear in six months or a year. Or, you might need some other tests right away to figure out why the cells are abnormal. It's also ...

www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/gynecology/pap_smears.html

The Pap smear (named for Greek doctor George Papanicolaou) tests for ... three negative Pap smear results, and does not have a significant history of cervical ...

www.verywellhealth.com/ascus-pap-smear-results-582024

If both your Pap smear and HPV test are normal (and if you do not have a history of abnormal Pap smears/HPV tests in the past) you likely won't need any further ...

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

The Pap smear is a screening test designed to look for cervical cancer. ... Dr. Kohl says that the HPV virus is the primary cause of cervical cancers, and that HPV ...