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A 43-year-old female asked:

I have to have a colposcopy done and i can't get past the needle. help?????

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
No needles needed: colposcopy is important for the prevention of cancer. It is simply the use of a magnifying scope to take a closer look at the cervix. Your doctor will put a solution on the cervix which helps to see abnormal cells. Sometimes a biopsy will be needed using a clip, but it is quick and no needles or injections are needed.

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