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  1. During a Pap smear, cells from the outside and the canal of the cervix are retrieved by gently scraping the outside of the cervix. The Pap smear is performed to detect cancerous or precancerous conditions ...
  2. Images ... A Pap test is a simple, relatively inexpensive procedure that can easily detect cancerous or precancerous conditions.
  3. Images ... An instrument called a speculum holds the walls of the vagina open so that the cervix may be viewed and a swab of cells obtained ...
  4. ... cells on the surface of the cervix. A Pap smear and colposcopy are two of the procedures performed ...
  5. ... detergents, infections or menopause. Diagnostic tests such as Pap smear, vaginal culture or biopsies may be performed to ...
  6. ... if caught early can be successfully treated. Routine Pap smears can detect early changes in the cells of ...