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Gyn Checkups: What to Expect and Importance

Having gynecological tests is an essential step in womens care and health in matter’s regarding their reproductive organs. According to a recent study, 20% of cancer cases are detected during gynecological checkups.

It is essential to get a gynecological test when:

  • 13-15 years- although pelvic exams are not necessary.
  • You notice symptoms such as pelvic pains, irregular periods, odor, and discharge.
  • For sexually active individuals
  • An annual pap smear test for adults between the ages of 21 – 29 years.

What to Expect During a gynecological Checkup?

Family Health History

The gynecologist will ask you a few questions regarding your family’s health, such as cases of cancer and diabetes.

Tests

The gynecologist performs several tests to assess the health of … Read the rest