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Would endometriosis or fibroids be found during a colposcopy and biopsy?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Not usu.: Not usually, although a bimanual exam of the uterus and adnexa done, too might suggest these diagnoses.
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No: A colposcopy is for evaluating the cervix and vagina for abnormal appearing areas that could be dysplasia (pre-cancer cells), typically done after an abnormal Pap smear.

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