Screening for Cervical Cancer is Still Important
Even if you get the HPV vaccine, it is still important to attend cervical screening. While the vaccine drastically reduces the risk of developing cervical cancer, it does not protect against all types of HPV. Once women reach the age of 25, it is important to have regular cervical smears or Pap tests. You can receive this screening at your local OBGYN, Planned Parenthood, or state health department.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women receive their first Pap test by the age of 21 and every 3 years afterward.
If your Pap test is abnormal, your doctor may order further tests, such as a cervical biopsy or colposcopy.
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