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I got my pap smear by a new doctor done today. And it hurt. It never hurt me before with the last doctor? Can pap smears hurt? I am panicking now

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Pap smear

Sometimes pap smears will be uncomfortable because of the size or type of speculum, hair or skin getting caught in speculum or use of not enough lubrication.

In brief: Pap smear

Sometimes pap smears will be uncomfortable because of the size or type of speculum, hair or skin getting caught in speculum or use of not enough lubrication.
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