Pap Smears in Bellevue & Redmond
A Pap smear is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix, the opening of the uterus. During the procedure, cells from your cervix are gently scraped away and then examined for abnormal growth.
Reasons for Getting a Pap Smear
The human papillomavirus (HPV). There are over 100 different types of HPV. There are 40 that are sexually transmitted. The primary causes of cervical cancer are HPV types 16 and 18. Even though a Pap smear doesn’t test for HPV, it identifies cellular changes caused by the virus. By detecting cervical cancer cells early with a Pap smear, treatment can start before it spreads and becomes a bigger problem.
You can get HPV from sex with men or women. All sexually active women are at risk for contracting HPV and should get a Pap smear at least every three years.
If you are in need of a pap smear, give us a call and set up an appointment.
Bel-Red Internal Medicine, PLLC - Pap Smears
Redmond Primary Care
Our Bellevue & Redmond primary care physicians and nurses service local King County patients with complete knowledge and expertise. The experience of our primary care staff sets us apart. We specialize in primary care, physicals, pap smears, vaccines, sports injuries, thyroid screening, sinus infection, depression, blood pressure treatment, weight management, heatburn, travel medicine, asthma, allergies, prostate exams, cholesterol management, Restylane, Botox, skin biopsies and more!
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