pap smear

There are many misconceptions around what you can and can’t do in pregnancy. We sort out the facts from the myths.

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Two-yearly Pap smears are being replaced with a five- yearly HPV test. We answer women’s important questions on the changes.

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Pap smears, what next? (webinar)

Two-yearly Pap smears will be replaced with a five-yearly HPV test. Listen to our webinar presented by Health Education Team leader Belinda Kippen and Cervical Clinical Nurse Consultant Lisa Peberdy as they discuss these changes.

Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc (Women’s Health) and the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF), have partnered to provide all Queensland women with a free Cervical Health Information Line.

Q I have heard that in the near future women are only going to need to have Pap smears every five years. I am 33 and my Pap smear is overdue by about 12 months. Should I just leave it now and have it when the new program starts?

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Our Health Information Line receives calls and emails from women on a broad range of health issues. This regular column features answers to some of them.

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Having regular health checks throughout life can help keep the doctor away.

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