Pap Smear

Have you had your Pap – smear test? This can save your life!!!

What is a Pap smear?

  • It checks for changes in the cells of your cervix- neck of your uterus / womb.
  • Changes are due to the HPV virus activity on your cervix.
  • Sex can introduce this virus to your body which can cause cervical cancer later.
    • Having your pap-smears can help identify the early stages of cervical cancer.
    • Treatment today can cure the Cervical Cancer and in most cases could be prevented from developing.

WHO SHOULD HAVE A PAP-SMEAR TEST? AND HOW OFTEN?

  • woman over 18 years and less than 70
  • who has ever had sexual contact with male partner / female partner s
  •  Pap smears every 2 yearly regardless of vaccination status for prevention of cervical cancer /HPV vaccination.

HOW A PAP-SMEAR IS DONE…

  • Pap smear is a simple procedure which will be conducted by your chosen GP.
  • It   only takes a few minutes.
  • On site Pathology Provider will complete the test at their Lab.
    • All our Doctors are well trained to perform this small test and should  not cause  any pain
    • If you prefer a lady Doctor to perform this test for you we have a Lady Doctor available from Monday to Saturday.
    • If you wish to have more information about this come in and talk to our Doctors or Nurse. They will help you understand about this test.
  • Book an appointment without delay for your pap smear which can save your life.

HOW TO OBTAINE YOUR RESULTS

  • Please book an appointment to get your results from your Doctor. The Doctor will explain more about the results. We do not do this over the phone.

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