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How should I prepare for my cervical cancer screening tests?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
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In brief: Preparing for Pap

Read http://womenshealth.
About.Com/cs/papsmears/ht/preparepapsmear.Htm. The advice is logical and has you avoid intercourse, use of tampons, douches, foams and, schedule your appointment for about 2 weeks after your period ( reschedule if you start to bleed).

In brief: Preparing for Pap

Read http://womenshealth.
About.Com/cs/papsmears/ht/preparepapsmear.Htm. The advice is logical and has you avoid intercourse, use of tampons, douches, foams and, schedule your appointment for about 2 weeks after your period ( reschedule if you start to bleed).
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Minimal prep

Typically, make sure your appointment is scheduled at a time other than your menses, try to avoid intercourse 2-3 days before your pap (in order to reduce the risk of cervical inflammation), and observe proper hygiene.

In brief: Minimal prep

Typically, make sure your appointment is scheduled at a time other than your menses, try to avoid intercourse 2-3 days before your pap (in order to reduce the risk of cervical inflammation), and observe proper hygiene.
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