What is the best time to do a PAP Smear?

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Dr. Manu Lakshmi

8 Jan 2020

A PAP smear is usually best done in the middle of the monthly menstrual cycle, about 10 to 15 days after the last menstrual bleed. Recent recommendations suggest that PAP smear can be done by the age of 21, and thereafter once in 3 years till 29 years of age.

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