What is Human
Pain during sexual intercourse
Bleeding after menopause
Bleeding after intercourse
Heavy menstrual bleeding
1) Pap Smear
A procedure that uses a small brush to collect cells from the surface of the cervix. The cells are viewed under a microscope to find out if they are abnormal.
2) HPV DNA Test
It is a laboratory test that is used to detect the DNA of High Risk HPV infection. It can be done using the sample of cells removed during a Pap smear test.
3) HPV Self-sampling
Sample for a HPV test can also be collected by the patient with a self sampling tool and is sent back to the lab for testing of abnormalities.
Age 21 - 29
- Pap smear for all women between the ages of 20 and 65 years old or who have been sexually active.
- If two consecutive year tests are negative, subsequent screening can be done every three years.
- HPV testing is not recommended
Age 30 - 65
- Have a co-test (a Pap smear and an HPV test together) every 5 years, or
- If HPV is negative