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What is Cervical Screening?

Cervical cancer screening is a test, also known as a Pap test.

An instrument called a speculum is gently inserted in the vagina so the health care provider can see your cervix. The health care provider will then collect some cells from your cervix using a small brush or spatula.

Cervical cancer screening is not usually painful, but can be uncomfortable.

For more information about the Pap test, watch the animated video below.

 

Video available in EnglishCantoneseMandarin & Punjabi

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