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Significance of pap smear test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi my name is I am a mother of two have never done a pap smear how serious is this
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   if u have family history of cervical cancer
Doctor :   u need to get it done
Doctor :   how old are you
User :   I am only 24, and I don't know of anyone in my family who has had cervical cancer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You should have your first Pap smear when you start having sex or by age 18.
Doctor :   Continue having a Pap smear once a year until you've had at least 3 normal ones. After this, you should have a Pap smear at least every 3 years, unless your doctor thinks you need them more often. Keep having Pap smears throughout your life, even after you've gone through menopause
User :   ok, I find myself urinating very often and have a kind of burning sensation, sometimes I cannot hold it for long, what do you think is the cause of this.
Doctor :   it could be urinary tract infection
User :   Do I need medication to cure this
Doctor :   yes u may need course of antibiotics
Doctor :   please drink lot of water
Doctor :   it will flush out the infection

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