A 43-year-old member asked:
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I've got to have a colposcopy soon. How long does it take?

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Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience in Gynecology
Usually quick: It depends, but usually it takes about 10 minutes. Sometimes faster, sometimes a bit longer.
Answered on Apr 9, 2014

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