Women’s Healthcast: Kelly on why teens should visit the gynecologist

Tags: bridget kelly, podcast, Outreach, Academic Specialists in ObGyn, Jacquelyn Askins, rob garza

A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine found that many teen girls and young women may receive unnecessary pelvic exams and Pap tests.

On this episode of the Women’s Healthcast, Bridget Kelly, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn, talked about when younger people should start getting pelvic exams and Pap tests, what she covers in visits with her adolescent patients, and how she helps them feel comfortable with this new aspect of their health care.

Listen to Gynecology for Teens: What to Expect now!

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