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At what age is it safe to discontinue having annual Pap

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At what age is it safe to discontinue having annual Pap tests. Had partial hysterectomy 30+ years ago.

Doctor's Assistant: When was your last pap smear? Have you ever had an irregular pap?

A week ago. I've never had an abnormal pap.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No female related issues.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: OB GYN
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Hi there. Board-certified obgyn here.

When you say "partial hysterectomy," do you mean your uterus and cervix were removed, but your ovaries are still in place?

How old are you?

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