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Can a pap smear test determine how long ago you had sex?
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
In brief: Nope
A pap smear is only used to look for abnormal cells that may indicate cervical cancer.

In brief: Nope
A pap smear is only used to look for abnormal cells that may indicate cervical cancer.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
In brief: No
A pap test looks for cervical cancer.
It can't tell how long ago you had sex or if you ever did.

In brief: No
A pap test looks for cervical cancer.
It can't tell how long ago you had sex or if you ever did.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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