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How often should I get a Pap smear if I am not sexually active

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How often should I get a Pap smear if I am not sexually active and have tested negative for HPV?

Dr. Brims :

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Dr. Brims :

You should have a pap smear every 5 years

Dr. Brims :

AFter 65 you no longer will require testing

Dr. Brims :

Since you are not sexually active and have tested negative for HPV, you may opt to have it less frequently

Customer: Like every 10 years?
Dr. Brims :

Yes, like every 10 years

Customer: ok that
Customer: Ok think you
Dr. Brims :

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Customer: I just want to clarify - I am not currently sexually active and have not been for 10+ years, so am I still ok with your reco?
Dr. Brims :

Yes, ever 10 years should be safe

Customer: i have been tested within the past year for Hpv
Customer: which came back negative
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I understand

Dr. Brims :

ok

Customer: Thxnks
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