Pregnancy articles & tips
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I was 5weeks along when I found out I was pregnant, funnily enough my appointment was booked to get the pap done, just so happened I was feeling iffy in the time between booking the appointment and the actual appointment so did a hpt that came back positive. I still had the pap done so I could have the peace of mind for the remainder of my pregnancy (I'm due in 3 days)
It's ALWAYS better to be safe than sorry (paps while pregnant are FAR more gentle than ones when not pregnant
Sorry can't tell you if any thing they test for will harm the baby or not. But as you say if you have cervical cancer they will not start treatment till after bubs is born anyway.
I would wait.
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As for the 12 week bleeding, that's completely normal to have some spotting. It happens, its just "excess" fluids or something like that.
Hope that helped set your mind at ease lol :S
DO NOT MISS ANY SMEAR TESTS if you don't want to go through the living hell I've been through.
If you have HPV (which you wont know with out a smear) you baby will go untreated at birth. I have HPV, and a 7 month baby. Believe me they need to know as bub may end up with throat warts from the birth