How should I prepare for my cervical cancer screening tests?
  • Don't take the tests if you're having your menstrual period.
  • Don't douche for 2 days before the tests.
  • Don't have sexual intercourse for 2 days before the test.
  • Don't use tampons or birth control foams, jellies, or other vaginal creams or vaginal medicines for 2 days before the test.