Your Annual Pelvic Exam


Many women dread their annual trip to the gynecologist, but having a pelvic exam is important any woman's health once she attains puberty.  Routine gynecological care is essential for all women. The annual exam consists of a breast exam, pelvic exam, pap smear, and sometimes a rectovaginal exam. Every woman should have an annual Pap smear as part of a complete pelvic examination beginning 3 years after having vaginal intercourse but not later than 21 years of age and continuing as determined by her healthcare provider.  Please use our website to find information on your pelvic exam which may help make the experience less unpleasant and better understood.


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