If you’re feeling self-conscious about excess skin or love handles, you may want to consider non-surgical body contouring to boost your body positivity. Learn more about non-surgical body contouring in our latest blog post!
A pap smear is an incredibly important test that screens for cervical cancer. This should be done at your well woman exam typically with a pelvic examination. Pap smears should be started at in women at 21 years old, whether they are sexually active or not. In women older than 30, the Pap may be combined with human papillomavirus (HPV) screening. The Pap test works by swabbing the cervix for cells which are sent to a lab for review. This test shouldn’t feel painful, but you may experience uncomfortable pressure or feel a small pinch. A Pap smear can detect early cervical cancer or even small changes in cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Detecting these abnormal cells early a gives a greater chance at halting the possible development of cancer.
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