Do I still need a pap smear if I am trans* or genderqueer and on T? | Queerios + Milk

Do I still need a pap smear if I am trans* or genderqueer and on T?

While on Tumblr, Morgan and I came across a great question that I think many young trans* people are curious about.

Should I still go to the gyno if I’ve never been (I’m only 16) and have been on T for nearly 9 months now?

Such a good question and I understand why theotheropinion‚Äč might not necessarily recommend gynecological exams to trans* individuals (I’m inferring) due to potential discrimination within the clinical setting. However, I believe that it is important to advocate for better LGBTQ health care in order to ensure the future of medicine includes competent care for our community members…
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