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NextCare Urgent Care, North Mesa

NextCare Urgent Care

4.7(3.1k reviews)
535 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85203535 E McKellips Rd
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Everything was super organized and I got in right away! The staff was very efficient and had amazing attitudes!! Such a positive experience.
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NextCare Urgent Care, North Mesa

NextCare Urgent Care

4.7(3.1k reviews)
535 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85203535 E McKellips Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Everything was super organized and I got in right away! The staff was very efficient and had amazing attitudes!! Such a positive experience.
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4.8(37k reviews)
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NextCare Urgent Care, Mesa (E Baseline Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.73(868 reviews)
3130 E Baseline Rd, Mesa, AZ 852043130 E Baseline Rd
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The staff is amazing and very friendly!! Got us in and out very quickly!!! That is the best urgent care facility!!!
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NextCare Urgent Care, Oak

NextCare Urgent Care

4.54(3.1k reviews)
2122 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852572122 N Scottsdale Rd
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Woke up with ear pain Arrived at 8:03 in and out in less than an hour Staff very nice especially the assistant in back
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NextCare Urgent Care, Mesa (N Power Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.77(8.8k reviews)
1066 N Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 852051066 N Power Rd
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Waiting was kind of long. Was in the facility 3 hours 😞😞😜
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (Arcadia)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.66(2.2k reviews)
4730 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850184730 E Indian School Rd
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Very happ with the service!! Thorough and efficient!! I was an early morning walk in an services covered by insurance.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Camelback

NextCare Urgent Care

4.71(2.2k reviews)
3931 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850183931 E Camelback Rd
OpenSun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Recent patient review

We had an appointment and waited almost an hour. Frustrating.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Ocotillo

NextCare Urgent Care

4.71(2.9k reviews)
1155 W Ocotillo Rd, Chandler, AZ 852481155 W Ocotillo Rd
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Recent patient review

Front desk person was rude and very unfriendly. The rest of the crew in the backside were friendly and very approachable. I’ve been to this location a few times and the problem is always the first point of contact. They are rude and unapproachable. If you can ignore them and wait to see the rest of the team, you’ll be much happier.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Shea

NextCare Urgent Care

4.57(3.4k reviews)
7425 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 852607425 E Shea Blvd
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They took good care of me and helped more than the ER!o
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (E Thomas Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.45(6.3k reviews)
1701 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850161701 E Thomas Rd
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Recent patient review

Everything was ok, just not happy that there was no staff for xrays.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Higley

NextCare Urgent Care

4.64(2.9k reviews)
6343 S Higley Rd, Gilbert, AZ 852986343 S Higley Rd
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I had a great experience from check in to check out. I highly recommend this Urgent Care.
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Urgent Care 24/7, Phoenix

Urgent Care 24/7

4.4(668 reviews)
320 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004320 E McDowell Rd
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NextCare Urgent Care, Apache Junction

NextCare Urgent Care

4.57(3.8k reviews)
2080 W Southern Ave, Apache Junction, AZ 851202080 W Southern Ave
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Recent patient review

This place is very clean. The staff is very competent & friendly. The staff was very professional & friendly.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (E Greenway Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.62(2.6k reviews)
3229 E Greenway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850323229 E Greenway Rd
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Recent patient review

I got in pretty quickly-great! The gal at the desk was cordial but not very friendly. The intake person was very friendly and efficient. The PA I saw was also very friendly and hopeful. The door to the clinic was extremely dirty. Does not give a very good feeling walking in. Also the PA had to leave the room to get towels to dry her hands there were none stocked. Check out experience was efficient, but again for a front desk person that girl and step it up a bit!
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (19th Avenue)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.69(2.7k reviews)
8101 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 850218101 N 19th Ave
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Recent patient review

The physician (Dr Diti ?)i saw was very knowledgable and easy to talk. She was very caring, kind and listened to my concerns.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (N Tatum Blvd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.74(5.2k reviews)
20950 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 8505020950 N Tatum Blvd
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Recent patient review

Wait time was just over an hour for my walk in. Very friendly staff. They stitched up my finger nicely. We will have to see how the healing and billing goes now. Thanks for the help. 👍
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (W McDowell Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.61(3.2k reviews)
5920 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850355920 W McDowell Rd
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Recent patient review

I go no where else when I’m not feeling good!!
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NextCare Urgent Care, Glendale (N 43rd Ave)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.63(4k reviews)
10240 N 43rd Ave, Glendale, AZ 8530210240 N 43rd Ave
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Recent patient review

The front desk advocate was incredibly nice. The provider was wonderful.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Thunderbird

NextCare Urgent Care

4.67(3.4k reviews)
5410 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ 853065410 W Thunderbird Rd
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Recent patient review

Overall very good. Wait time was exceedingly long for appointment.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Glendale (N 59th Ave)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.71(7.3k reviews)
18589 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 8530818589 N 59th Ave
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The staff was awesome. The receptionist was great and helped me out with my paperwork. The doctor was great. His bedside manner was fantastic.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Glendale (W NorThern Ave)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.6(11k reviews)
9494 W Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ 853059494 W Northern Ave
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Kind, compassionate and caring. When I need help, they're always there.
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Pap Smear FAQs

  • What is a Pap smear?

    A Pap smear is a routine cervical cancer screening test recommended for women between the ages of 21 and 65. It involves checking the cells in your cervix for signs of precancerous cells and abnormalities, reports DHHS.

  • Why do you need a Pap smear?

    According to DHHS, a Pap smear can help you avoid cervical cancer by catching it in its precancerous stages so it can be effectively treated.

  • Who should have a Pap smear?

    The DHHS recommends having a Pap smear if you are a woman between the ages of 21 and 65 years.

  • How often should a Pap smear be repeated?

    You should have a Pap smear test every three years if you are between the ages of 21 and 29 years. If you are between the ages of 30 and 65, the DHHS recommends having a Pap test every three years, or once every five years if you combine your Pap test with an HPV test.

  • Where can I get a Pap smear in Mesa?

    You can get a Pap smear from your doctor during a well-woman exam or at an urgent care center that offers this service. Type “pap smear near me” into your Internet browser to find a nearby provider, or use Solv to locate quality, top-rated providers in your area that offer a Pap smear test.

  • How long do Pap smear results take?

    Pap smear results usually come back within one to three weeks, says the DHHS. It recommends contacting your doctor’s office for results if you haven’t heard back within three weeks.

  • How do I prepare for a Pap smear in Mesa?

    A Pap smear test requires very little preparation, according to the NLM. The NLM says that the best way to prepare for your Pap test is to refrain from using tampons, douche products, vaginal creams, and birth control foams two to three days before your test. It also recommends not having sex during this time, and rescheduling your appointment for another day if you are on your period.

  • Does a Pap smear test for HPV?

    According to the NLM, a Pap smear does not test for HPV. However, you can combine your Pap smear with an HPV test, and have this co-test done every five years. Consult with your doctor regarding when you should have an HPV test based on your age and screening history.

  • When should I get a Pap smear?

    According to DHHS, you should have a Pap smear every three years after you turn 21 or once every five years after you turn 30 and want to combine your Pap smear with an HPV test.

About Mesa Pap Smears

A Pap smear is a commonly-used medical test that screens for cervical cancer in women.Knowing more about Pap smears and where to find one can help you prevent or detect cervical cancer early on so you can receive treatment.

Pap smear overview

A Pap smear is a cervical cancer screening test for women. According to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), this test involves collecting a sample of cells from the cervix and checking them for signs of cancer. Women with precancerous cells on their cervix can work with their doctors to prevent or treat cervical cancer. A Pap smear is also known as a Papanicolaou test or Pap smear test, adds the NLM.

Pap smear (Pap test): What to expect

The purpose of a Pap smear is to look for the presence of cervical cancer and precancerous cells in the cervix. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that precancers in the cervix are usually caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Pap tests are generally recommended for women between the ages of 21 and 65 years, adds the DHHS. Women should get a Pap smear every three to five years based on their age or as often as recommended by their healthcare providers.

A Pap test usually takes place during a pelvic exam or well-woman exam at your doctor’s office. According to the University of Utah, your doctor will usually ask you to remove your clothing from the waist down, lie on an exam table, and place your feet in stirrups. Then, your doctor will use a long cotton swab to collect a sample of cells from your cervix. Your cell sample will be sent to the lab where it is analyzed for signs of precancers and cervical cancer, noted the University of Utah.

Who needs a Pap smear?

The DHHS recommends a Pap smear for most women between the ages of 21 and 65 years. It suggests that women should still have regular Pap tests even if they are not sexually active, have had the HPV vaccine, or have already gone through menopause.

How often do you need a Pap smear?

If you are between the ages of 21 and 29, the DHHS recommends getting a Pap smear test once every three years. If you are between the ages of 30 and 65, you should have either a Pap smear once every three years or a Pap and HPV co-test once every five years, notes the DHHS.

The DHHS also recommends having a Pap test if you are older than 65 and have never been tested, or if you have not been tested since you turned 60.

How to prepare for a Pap smear

The NLM recommends against using tampons, having sex, douching, and using vaginal creams or birth control foams two to three days before your Pap smear. It also recommends scheduling a Pap smear on a day that you are not having your period. Aside from taking these steps, no other preparation is needed for a Pap smear, according the the NLM.

What happens during a Pap smear?

First, your doctor will ask you to remove your clothing from the waist down and lie on an exam table. Then, according to the University of Utah, your doctor will open the walls of your vagina using an instrument called a speculum, which provides your doctor with a clear view of your cervix.

Your doctor will then insert a long swab into your vagina and gently swipe it against your cervix to collect a sample of cells. Your cell sample will be sent to a lab where it is observed and analyzed for the presence of precancerous cells and cervical cancer, states the University of Utah.

The NLM says a Pap smear causes little to no discomfort for most women, though some women may feel some pressure and mild discomfort that feels similar to menstrual cramps. It adds that some women may also experience some spotting or bleeding afterward, which is completely normal.

What do the results of a Pap smear mean?

Pap smear results can come back normal or abnormal. Notes the NLMl. Your doctor will contact you to discuss your results after they are ready.

Normal Pap smear

A normal Pap result means that the cells in your cervix were found to be normal and that no signs of precancers or cervical cancer were found, notes the NLM. Your doctor will usually recommend coming back in three to five years for another routine checkup.

Abnormal Pap smear

An abnormal Pap result means there were abnormalities detected in your cervical cell sample, reports the NLM. This does not necessarily mean you have cervical cancer. The NLM adds that your doctor may recommend follow-up testing or treatments that can prevent your cell abnormalities from developing into cancer.

How accurate are the results?

The NLM states that the Pap test is not 100% accurate, and that cervical cancer may be missed in a small number of cases. It also recommends making sure you avoid having this test while on your period, as blood can make results less accurate.

Does a Pap smear test for HPV?

According to DHHS, a Pap smear test does not check for the presence of HPV. However, it does check for the presence of abnormal cervical cells, which may be caused by HPV. The DHHS recommends having a routine HPV test if you are aged 30 years or older.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on May 25, 22

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