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Why would women need to have pap tests after a hysterectomy?
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Dr. Martin Linder
Family Medicine
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In brief: They don't
The cervix is removed during hysterectomy so there is nothing to sample for a pap smear.
They still require periodic exams because they still can get ovarian and vaginal cancers.

In brief: They don't
The cervix is removed during hysterectomy so there is nothing to sample for a pap smear.
They still require periodic exams because they still can get ovarian and vaginal cancers.
Dr. Martin Linder
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