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can you get a colposcopy when you have your period

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience Gynecology
No: A colposcopy won't delay your period. Take a test!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oh say can you see?: The beginning of the National Anthem is the appropriate answer to your question. The Colposcope is basically a microscope on wheels that must visualiz ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal cycles: Since normal cycles vary from 21 days to 35-42 days and months vary between 28-31 days, it is not uncommon at all to have 2 periods in one month or to ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed period: Could be caused by pregnancy, non-ovulatory cycles, infections, thyroid problems, and other. Colposcopy with biopsy would not cause you to be late. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: A colposcopy should not interfere with your period. You may just be experiencing a late cycle. Take care!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maricer Escalon
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Period: Hello. If your colposcopy was normal than you do not have cancer. Your GYN will likely recommend an early PAP smear to follow-up on the the one that ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: If you had a normal PAP smear last year, it is highly unlikely that you have cancer of the cervix.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Studies done before the vaccine showed as many as 70% of college age women had evidence of prior HPV infection. Primary infection usually clears in mo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post coital bleed: Post coital bleeding can be a few things from a friable pregnant cervix, to vaginal infection, to an STD and just plain old uterine breakthrough bleed ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal Pap smear: A colposcpoy is done when the initial Pap smear was abnormal. with a colposcopy the gynecologist can tell where on the cervix the abnormal cells came ... Read More

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