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‘My exhausting smear test battle’ – BBC News

Transgender men, such as Laurie, are not automatically contacted for potentially life-saving smear tests.



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By Eleanor LawrieBBC News
image copyrightLaurence Hodierne
image captionLaurie Hodierne was re-registered as male and so not contacted for a smear test
Many dread being invited for their cervical smear test – but Laurie Hodierne found it exhausting to have to keep asking for appointments, and trying to chase up the result.
He is one of a number of transgender men who still have a cervix but are no longer registered as female at their GP surgery. Laurie was re-registered as male without requesting…

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