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Is lower back pain common after a pelvic and pap smear?

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Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Back pain

You were on the exam table for 5 minutes at most.
Your back should not hurt from the exam.

In brief: Back pain

You were on the exam table for 5 minutes at most.
Your back should not hurt from the exam.
Dr. Mary Vanko
Dr. Mary Vanko
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

A pelvic exam and pap smear should not cause back pain.
There may have been some preexisting abnormality that was brought to attention due to posture used in the examination.

In brief: No

A pelvic exam and pap smear should not cause back pain.
There may have been some preexisting abnormality that was brought to attention due to posture used in the examination.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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