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What is a colcoscopy

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Ask your doc: Or planned parenthood clinic, the price can really vary depending on who does it and what state and there will also be a charge from the patholgy lab.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Colposcopy: Is a diagnostic examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope (device) that allows for magnification as well.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Not pleasant: But you will be sedated and likely be offered analgesia after. Discuss with your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
Nuclear Medicine 21 years experience
Not painful: Colposcopy is a simple, 10- to 15-minute procedure that is painless and performed in a gynecologist's office.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Precancerous changes: A pap smear is used to detect precancerous cells on the cervix but it does not tell you where the cells came from or how deep they go. A colposcopy is... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Pelvic exam: It is the same basic set up as a pap smear but your doctor will look at your cervix with a microscope instead of the naked eye. They will use a couple... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not too much: Well just looking at the cervix is not much worse than a routine exam. Biopsies certainly add some brief pain. Most patients tell me it was uncomforta... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Always: Colposcopy is an exam to evaluate an abnormal pap smear. It is done in the office setting and the patient is always awake.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
A cervical exam: Colposcopy is the exam of the the genital area with a low power microscope that is mounted so as to make this possible. It is most commonly used to e... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doering
Gynecologic Oncology 41 years experience
Up to a week: If a biopsy is taken, it will have to go to the Pathology lab for processing and interpretation by the Pathologist. Depending upon the lab, this could... Read More

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