Items Tagged ‘Pap tests’

November 30, 2009

Will cutting back on teen Pap tests result in more STDs?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Teen girls can skip Pap tests, according to new guidelines that say women should start cervical cancer screening at age 21. But some experts are concerned that rates of sexually transmitted diseases or unplanned pregnancies could increase without the Pap test to prompt a doctor’s visit…   “I do not fear the consequences because these […]

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Tags: Pap tests, STDs

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