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A 21-year-old female asked:

How soon after conception can doc tell i'm pregnant? and would it be safe to get a pap smear? during that time? thanks

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: By about the time you'd be ready to start your next expected period. Pap smears are safe and recommended.
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Preg: You can usually tell if you are pregnant 4-5 days after a missed period. Pap smears are safe.
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Positive pregnancy test: Usually a pregnancy test will be positive approximately 12 to 14 days after ovulation and fertilization. Yes, it is safe to have a pap smear performed while pregnant if done carefully and gently.
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Last updated Mar 13, 2016

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