What women need to know about pap smears

Dr. Heidi Nicola, internal medicine physician on staff at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Advocate Medical Group in Downers Grove, Illinois, shares the health benefits of this screening, when you should get them and how they can keep you healthy.

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  1. At what age should pap smears be discontinued? I am 70 yrs of age and was told by my ob/gyn that he wants to do paps every 2 yrs (I am on Medicare and they will only cover paps once a year). I have never received an abnormal pap in the 50+ plus years I have been getting them.

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