Can You Go to the Ob/Gyn When You’re on Your Period?
Don’t be so quick to cancel your Ob/Gyn appointment because you just got your period. Our expert explains.
If you have ever thought about canceling or rescheduling your GYN or Pap smear appointment because you’re on your period, think again.
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Ob/Gyn Colleen Raymond, MD, Ob/Gyn explains why she strongly encourages patients not to cancel or reschedule their appointment. In fact, Pap smear screenings can still be preformed during menstruation and there are many other important things covered during the annual exam other than the pelvic examination.