Are you supposed to bleed during a first pap smear?

no. But it is not uncommon to have some bleeding. There is a graeter chance if you are virginal or nevere had a pap or pelvic exam before.

Related Questions

Does it mean anything if I bleed during my pap smear?

Cervix fragile. It is not unusual for a woman to spot or have a little light bleeding when a pap smear is done. This is because some of the cells of the cervix can be fragile, and the brush used in the pap can make those cells bleed. Read more...

I had a pap smear done on Thursday (10/8/15) and during the pap I had a lot of bleeding. What could this mean??

Bleeding. the most common cause is a friable cervix (bleeds easily) and this can be due to pregnancy, infection, trauma from sex and hormonal changes. Other causes include cervicitis (STD), polyps and the most common cause is idiopathic (meaning no specific reason or cause) Read more...

After I got a pap smear done I've been bleeding, not spotting, but bleeding. Is that normal? This is the first time it happens. What can the problem be

It happens . When a pap smear is done the top layer of cells are sort of scraped off. For some this can cause some bleeding. Hopefully you were tested for infection at the same time as your pap. Infection can make bleeding more common. This usually stops in a day or two. If not the schedule a follow up visit. Read more...

Is it dangerous to be bleeding heavily (heavier than any period) following a first time annual exam? No Pap smear was done, and it's been over 24 hour

Likely unrelated. You annual examination and heavier period are probably unrelated. If it becomes a recurring issue, you should consult your doctor. You may take oral iron and multivitamin supplement to prevent iron deficiency and anemia. Unrelated to your question; take HPV vaccination, practice safe sex. Read more...