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A 40-year-old member asked:

How does the obgyn check the cervix?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
By looking with: A speculum and doing a pap smear and cultures if necessary and then palpating it with one or 2 fingers to check the contour , etc.
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A 49-year-old member asked:

How will the obgyn check the cervix?

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Dr. Ricardo Estape
Gynecologic Oncology 31 years experience
Pelvic Exam and Pap: Your gyn looks at the cervix by placing a speculum into the vagina and directly visualizing it. They then do a pap smear to evaluate for cervical cancer or pre cancer (dysplasia) and finally the feel it with their fingers when they do a pelvic bimanual exam.
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