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A 32-year-old female asked:

Hi doctor is it safe to do colposcopy with biopsy when pregnant. i was thinking is there risk of miscarriage .

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes, if needed.: If there is enough concern for a cervical cancer, a colposcopy with biopsy can be done. The risk of miscarriage is very low. The problem is that the cervix tends to bleed a lot when you are pregnant, so your GYN will be prepared to manage that.
Last updated Nov 3, 2014

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