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Anonymous asked in HealthWomen's Health · 9 years ago

what is a pap and what is it short for?

just wondering

2 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    It is a lady parts test. Read about it here.

  • J G
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Pap is the begining of the last name of the Dr given credit for it.....better then remebering his whole last name, or trying to spell or say it.

    The test is a small sample taken from your cervex and then looked at to assess for any abnormal cells that may be the start of cervical cancer.

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