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Should I still go for my pap smear today if I just had unprotected sex?

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Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology
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In brief: Good question

Reschedule. According to HHS "To make a Pap test as accurate as possible, there are several things women are recommended to avoid.
For 48 hours before a Pap test, do not: Have sex Use tampons Douche Use vaginal lubrication Insert creams, suppositories, or medication into the vagina Use vaginal sprays or powders". Hope this helps.

In brief: Good question

Reschedule. According to HHS "To make a Pap test as accurate as possible, there are several things women are recommended to avoid.
For 48 hours before a Pap test, do not: Have sex Use tampons Douche Use vaginal lubrication Insert creams, suppositories, or medication into the vagina Use vaginal sprays or powders". Hope this helps.
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Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Yes

Recent sexual intercourse does not interfere with performance or interpretation of a Pap smear.

In brief: Yes

Recent sexual intercourse does not interfere with performance or interpretation of a Pap smear.
Dr. Eric Chevlen
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