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What is the ovarian Pap test?

Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist)

The Pap test is just a screening test and if it is abnormal then you will need a colposcopy to see if there are any abnormal or suspicious areas on your cervix.

Call your doctor if you experience severe pain, heavy bleeding, vaginal discharge or itching after a Pap test. The test results should be back in 1-2 weeks and call if you have not heard the results in 2 weeks.

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