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Pasadena, MD
A 59-year-old female asked:

I had a total hysterectomy done in 2000 where my uterus, cervix and ovaries were all removed do i still need annual pelvic exams?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not pap smear: If you have had a hysterectomy the you no longer need a pap smear. You should still have an annual physical exam done. Your doctor who knows all of your health history can determine if this includes a pelvic exam in your case.

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