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What is a Pap Smear?

How pap smear examination help in cervical cancer prevention.

Pap smear is a cervical screening method, which checks the health of your cervix and can help detect cervical cancer. The cervix is the opening to the womb from the vagina. 

During a Pap smear, a sample amount of cells are taken from the cervix for testing. The sample is then checked for cancerous and precancerous cells. 

The entire procedure should take less than 20 minutes.

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