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Who should get pap tests and how often?
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Dr. Kenneth Crabb
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: All over 21 y/o
Current recommendations state that all women over 21 should be getting pap smears.
The frequency depends on the woman's history. Follow your gynecologist's advice on that.

In brief: All over 21 y/o
Current recommendations state that all women over 21 should be getting pap smears.
The frequency depends on the woman's history. Follow your gynecologist's advice on that.
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
In brief: Women
Women 21 - 30 ned a pap test yearly.
Over 30, you need them every 3 years as long as you have had 3 normal pap smears in 3 years. If not, you need them yearly for 3 years then every 3 years once they are normal.

In brief: Women
Women 21 - 30 ned a pap test yearly.
Over 30, you need them every 3 years as long as you have had 3 normal pap smears in 3 years. If not, you need them yearly for 3 years then every 3 years once they are normal.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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