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i am a 70 year old healthy woman and how often should i have pelvic exams?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Normal PAPs?: If your last 3 pap smears have been normal, you don't have a new sexual partner & no history of "female" cancer, then you don't need to get pap smears after age 65-70 (depends which guideline you pick). You should still see your doc for your annual physical though.
Dr. John Weeks
Dr. John Weeks commented
Family Medicine 45 years experience
pelvic might still be needed for urinary problems, atrophy, spotting, etc.
Feb 13, 2012

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