A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells in your cervix.
If you are below 21 years, you don't need to undergo Pap Smear.
If you are between 21-29 years, you need a #PapTest every 3 years.
If you are 30-65 years, you need a Pap Test and HPV Test every 5 years.
If you are 65 or older, you no more need a Pap Smear test.
Pristyn Care #gynecologist, Dr. Karishma Bhatia shares some more important insights on the benefits of #PapSmear or #PapTest. #PapTest#gynecologist#PapSmear