Screening & Testing: Cervical Test (95)

What is a Cervical Test

Cervical tests are used to look for large lesions or ulcerations on the cervix.

Screening Methods:

The doctor examines the cervix using a speculum to identify large lesions or ulcerations of the cervix. The test takes about 5 minutes.

Preparation:

Do not have intercourse or use lubricants for 24 hours before the test.

When:

Tests are normally done once every 3 years.

Schedule your Pap test outside of your menstruation cycle.

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