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A 34-year-old female asked:

Is it better than i get a pap smear annually or every 3 years? i am monogamous (married) & 35 yrs old.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
It's your choice: Fou women who are low risk for cervical cancer, manogomous, no prior history of abnormal pap smears and have had the pap smears in a row that are normal, every 3 years is sufficient. The biggest problem is women who are high risk getting pap smears every 3 years as if they were low risk.
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Last updated Oct 27, 2013

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