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Gynecological FAQs

  • How often should I have a pap smear?
    Typically you should receive a pap smear every year, however under certain circumstances recommendations may vary. Please consult your physician.
  • Do I need a pap smear if I have had a hysterectomy?
    It is recommended that you get a pap smear every 2 years after a hysterectomy.
  • How often should I have a mammogram?
    Recommended to have one yearly after age 40…1st mammogram at age 35.
  • How often should I have breast exams?
    Clinical breast exams yearly and self breast exams monthly.

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