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Confused about cervical cancer screening? Learn what different tests look for and what your results may mean here.
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Credit: Thinkstock When I was younger I assumed any vaginal examination would automatically include a Pap smear and testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). As I got older, I came to realize that my assumptions were false. Although the three ...
A pap smear is important for detecting cervical cancer. Here's what you should know before your first appointment.
A pap smear is a screening test used to detect cervical cancer from abnormal cells, especially when it is part of your annual gynecological examination.