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Do you need another pap test for getting birth control?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Typically
Most physicians will want to do a physical and pap smear before giving you birth control pills, particularly the first time.
However, speak to your physician. If you had a pap smear 6 months ago, they will typically give you enough to get to your next physical.

In brief: Typically
Most physicians will want to do a physical and pap smear before giving you birth control pills, particularly the first time.
However, speak to your physician. If you had a pap smear 6 months ago, they will typically give you enough to get to your next physical.
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