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10 Things You Should Know About Pap Smear

10 Things You Should Know About Pap Smear

A Pap smear is also known as a Pap test or Papanicolaou smear. It is a test done for screening cervical cancer in women. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus that opens into the vagina.  Other names of pap smears are vaginal smear tests or cervical cytology. What is a Pap smear test?  The procedure involves collecting cells … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know About Pap Smear