WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:
A Pap smear, or Pap test, is a procedure to check for abnormal cells, inflammation, or cervical cancer. The cervix is the narrow opening at the bottom of your uterus. The cervix meets the top part of the vagina.
AFTER YOU LEAVE:
Follow up with your primary healthcare provider as directed:
Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.
Contact your primary healthcare provider if:
- You have questions or concerns about your results.
- You do not receive your results when you expected to.
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