A 17-year-old female asked:
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when you get a pelvic exam or an pap smear is it supposed to hurt and if its not and it do what do that mean?

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Dr. Sanjay Mishra
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Pelvic ex: Yes it can be uncomfortable.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013
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