What happens during a smear test

September 20th, 2019

If you are feeling worried or apprehensive about going to get your smear test, you are not alone. They can seem daunting, but smears test really aren’t that bad AND we know that they save lives.

Cervical screening (smears) prevent cancer by finding and treating early changes in the cervix. 1 in 20 women will have an abnormal result, showing such changes. Some of these go back to normal by themselves, but in some women these changes could lead to cancer if left untreated.

In other words, stop putting off going for your smear test. It could stop you from getting cancer.