When should my daughter see a gynecologist?
- Healthy adolescents should see start seeing a gynecologist or a pediatrician to discuss safer sexual practices, birth control, sexually transmitted infections, and general female health between the age of 14–16.
- Women less than 21 years old, should have a Pap smear within 3 years of having sex. Yes, even if she had sex once.
- If a women starts to be sexually active, she should be seen by a health care provider at least once a year to discuss and screen for sexually transmitted infections.