Do I need a pap smear? How often should I have one? When can I stop having them? What is HPV? Are you confused? As the Pap smear and the understanding of the cause of cervical cancer has evolved, the traditional paradigm has changed. Dr. David Holtz gives us the background on the new guidelines and answers the above questions and more.
This article is part of Menopause and You, a web-based program sponsored by Women’s Health Source. It is intended as an information resource providing guidelines for women. As always, check with your own health care provider with your specific concerns and questions.
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