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Hold Up! No, A Pap-Smear Test Is Not A Test For Akamu! (2)

Hold Up! No, A Pap-Smear Test Is Not A Test For Akamu! (2)

NEWS, Women's health
In this concluding part of the article, Glorya Gabriel focuses on the necessary steps to take as you get ready to go for your examination: … I was made to understand that part of women’s health and how much of a serious matter it is, as well as the exact categories of women who should get a Pap smear Test done, if optimal health is in view. In preparing for a Pap Smear Examination there are some key things a patient must do, especially when such a lady is a fresher in the procedure. 1. Schedule Your Appointment for a Week after Your Period ends. It is important to try to avoid scheduling your Pap Smear for when you will be menstruating, so aim for a week after your last menses. The test can be done when you are on your period, but to get the best results, it is important to try to avoid
Hold Up! No, A Pap-Smear Test Is  Not A Test For Akamu!

Hold Up! No, A Pap-Smear Test Is Not A Test For Akamu!

NEWS, Women's health
The very first time I ever came across the medical test called the PAP SMEAR TEST, I sincerely thought that it was a test for determining the degree of goodness of Pap (you know, how safe for consumption that edible corn paste which thickens after it is allowed to cook in boiled water for few seconds is) popularly known as ‘Akamu’ in local parlance, but how wrong I was! So laughable! I got to discover how much in error I was months later after stumbling on a topic that dwelt on Pap Smear Tests while reading a medical piece, and the need for women to get this test done so they can be safe from the demerits the lack of it might be posing. I was made to understand that part of women’s health and how much of a serious matter it is, as well as the exact categories of women who should