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Can a pap detect bacterial vaginosis?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pap for cervical Ca

Pap smear is a test to detect for abnormal cells on your cervix that may be indicative of cervical cancer.
To test for bv, you'd need a culture. It can all be done at the same time, just require different tools.

In brief: Pap for cervical Ca

Pap smear is a test to detect for abnormal cells on your cervix that may be indicative of cervical cancer.
To test for bv, you'd need a culture. It can all be done at the same time, just require different tools.
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