A pap smear is a simple and quick procedure that can help detect cervical cancer early. If you are due for your pap smear or are just curious about it, read on for more specific information about this procedure.
What Happens During a Pap Smear?
During a pap smear, your doctor will use a speculum to widen your vagina. They will then use a swab or brush to get the cells from your cervix.