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A 32-year-old member asked:

Do you need a referral from your primary care doctor to see a gynecologist for your pap smear?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Usually not: It can vary based on your insurance plan. A lot of patients use their OB as their primary care doctor. The reverse is true as well. A lot of primary care docs do routine pap smears.
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