Elkins, Arkansas
A 40-year-old female asked:

Had colposcopy,3 biopsies were taken at that time.ecc biopsy was normal,second was normal,but last biopsy showed cin3. my pap was normal,they ordered the colp bc i have hpv 16.having leep done. was colposcopy reliable in that i def don't have cancer?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
There is no point in trying to guess. It is good that you are getting LEEP. Your impression of a low risk of cancer is correct. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
If your Gyn is competent then overwhelmingly-yes
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