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Do You Need To Get A Pap Smear In Order To Get Birth Control At Planned Parenthood
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
No: It is not necessary to have a pap in order to get birth control but you should be up-to-date on your health care screenings. Going to the doctor to discuss birth control is also an excellent opportunity to talk about your risk factors and which tests are best for you. So, although it is not essential to have a pap to get contraception, it is important to your overall health care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but: You do not have to get a pap smear in order to get birth control. However it appropriate for a women age 21 to 65 to have pap smears every three years as long as they are normal. After a hysterectomy and/or after age 65 a women with a history of normal paps does not ever need another pap. Every women should still have an annual exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a doctor appointment on thursday to get on birth control. I am 16. Are they going to have to do a pap-smear?
Expect to: Most recommend pelvic exams by 21 or within two years of starting sexual activity. Birth control requests would fall in this category.Any sexual activity requires surveillance for evidence of cervical dysplasia or std's. Your primary care provider may refer you for specific consultations when necessary. ...Read more
No: Pap smears are indicated 3 years after beginning sexual activity or at age 21 (whichever comes first). You do not need one for a physician to prescribe birth control, nor do you need parental consent. However, it is recommended that you are honest with your parents about your sexual activity. Be sure to always use condoms. Birth control pills do not prevent sexually transmitted infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I need a pap smear just to get a prescription for birth control? Why is a pap smear needed if i just want to get the birth control pill?
It is important : Pap smears are important for sexually active women for early detection and management of early changes that may represent precursor cancerous lesions. Prevention and early intervention are better than cure and they reduce morbidity and healthcare coat. ...Read more
Is a pap smear and pelvic exam mandatory to get birth control? Can i refuse it and still get the prescription?
Can i take my 14 year old daughter to get birth control pills? Will she have to have a pap smear? I hope not. She is not sexually active ((yet)) but i want her to be protected if and when the temptation gives in. Thanks
Depends: You do not necessarily need a pap smear to get a prescription for birth control. Pap smears are currently recommended every three years for sexually-active women between 21-65. If you have had several normal pap smears and you and your doctor agree that you are low risk, you can consider increasing the interval between pap smears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can birth control affect the results of my pap smear? Could my birth control pills cause an abnormal pap smear result?
Started using birth control and noticed outside tiny vaginal tear. Have not been sexually active for a few months. Pap smear came back ok.
My period ended 15 days ago Today I'm mildly cramping & spotting I'm not on any birth control I had a Pap smear 2 days after my period ended. normal?
Some do: Cramping mid cycle is often attributed to a small amount of blood released during egg release. In is not usually accompanied by spotting, which may be anotheer issue.Some are sensitive enough to notice, some do not. If it becomes bothersome, the pill prevents the egg release and ends the problem. Some just use some Aleave or ibuprofen for the discomfort. ...Read more
Can my low grade abnormal pap smear or birth control be a reason why I spot alittle during sex. how long will be be this way? Std negative also.
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