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Pap Smear During 2ww?

Anyone have any experience with getting their lady-parts checkup done during the 2ww? I'll obviously mention it to the doc, but could it cause any issues that I should be aware of?
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Re: Pap Smear During 2ww?

  • No, it is fine.

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  • What issues could it possibly cause? Seriously- I would love to know the train of thought that leads you to believe taking a few cells from your cervix will prevent you from getting pregnant.

     

     

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  • No reason not to.  Smear away.

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  • What kind of problems are you talking about?  They even give paps to pregnant women... It's not like whatever ball of cells *might* be in there will fall out.  ;)


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  • No.  It's fine.

    Thank you for getting your pap smear!

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  • If peen pounding cervix during sex doesn't knock anything loose, why on earth would you think a little scrape would do any harm? I certainly have a more 'vigorous' experience during sex than I ever get with a pap, if not I wouldn't be so reluctant to go in for mine as ordered!

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    Anyone have any experience with getting their lady-parts checkup done during the 2ww? I'll obviously mention it to the doc, but could it cause any issues that I should be aware of?

    No, but what are your concerns? How do you think that a pap would negatively affect you in the 2ww?

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  • I was actually pretty certain that it wouldn't and didn't even think anything of it when they called to confirm my appointment, but thought I would ask just in case so I don't show up and they turn me away for some crazy unknown reason.
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  • Nope, you're good. They will even do it while your KU.
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  • they give PAP to most pregnant women in 1st any way.
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    I had a pap when I was 8 weeks pregnant.  You'll be fine.
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  • I'm pretty sure I had a pap at my first appointment when I was pregnant. I think it's pretty standard.
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