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A 41-year-old female asked:

How do i know if my cervix was removed when i had a hysterectomy? i do have my ovaries still i know those were left. i have had abnormal pap smears in the past, so i still need to have a yearly pap smear/physical?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
The doctor who does PAPs can tell you if still have a cervix. A pelvic examination and visual examination of the fornix should settle the matter. At the extreme an ultrasound examination may be needed.
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