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I've already gone through menopause. Should I continue to have pap tests?
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
A pap test looks for cervical cancer.
If you have a cervix, you can get cervical cancer and you need a pap test every 3 years as long as you had 3 normal ones in 3 years. If you haven't, you need the pap test yearly for 3 years, then every 3 years once they are normal.

In brief: Yes
A pap test looks for cervical cancer.
If you have a cervix, you can get cervical cancer and you need a pap test every 3 years as long as you had 3 normal ones in 3 years. If you haven't, you need the pap test yearly for 3 years, then every 3 years once they are normal.
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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes, but
If you have had normal paps your whole life they can be done every 3 years.
If you reach 65 and have had no abnormal in 10 years, they can be stopped. If there is any confusion based on your history, talk to your doctor!

In brief: Yes, but
If you have had normal paps your whole life they can be done every 3 years.
If you reach 65 and have had no abnormal in 10 years, they can be stopped. If there is any confusion based on your history, talk to your doctor!
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