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I've had a negative smear after having treatment for cin2 with the HPV virus and been called back in for a colposcopy within 2 weeks, am i high risk?

I've had a negative smear after having treatment for cin2 with the HPV virus and been called back in for a colposcopy within 2 weeks, am i high risk?

More info : One would not do a colposcopy if the pap smear was negative ( normal). If you're being called in for a colposcopy it is likely that your pap smear was not normal. Simply call your doctor and ask for clarification. ...Read more

Dr. Kenneth Crabb
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Colposcopy (Definition)

It's VERY important to get a colposcopy if your pap is abnormal. A colposcopy is a speculum exam where special stains and magnifying lenses are used to look for pre-cancers on your cervix. If there are abnormalities, your GYN will take a biopsy, which ...Read more


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Cost of colposcopy?

Ask your doc: Or planned parenthood clinic, the price can really vary depending on who does it and what state and there will also be a charge from the patholgy lab. ...Read more

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What is a colposcopy like?

What is a colposcopy like?

Preventing Cancer: It's VERY important to get a colposcopy if your pap is abnormal. A colposcopy is a speculum exam where special stains and magnifying lenses are used to look for pre-cancers on your cervix. If there are abnormalities, your GYN will take a biopsy, which is uncomfortable, but lasts ...Read more

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Is it common to get a UTI after colposcopy?

Is it common to get a UTI after colposcopy?

Not common: Depends on the person, age and if the person has frequent bladder infections. If you feel that you have a bladder infection check with your md. ...Read more

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Do I need annual colposcopy for bad HPV forever?

Do I need annual colposcopy for bad HPV forever?

No: If your pap smear is abnormal, then colposcopy would be the next step.Otherwise, use the pap smear as a screening tool for the need for colposcopy since hpv positive patients do not always develop a abnormal pap. ...Read more

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How long after a colposcopy can I get IUD inserted?

How long after a colposcopy can I get IUD inserted?

Immediately: It could be done at the same appointment, but you're probably better off waiting for the results of the colposcopy. If the latter suggests you need another, invasive procedure, the iud may have to come out. ...Read more

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What does this result mean? HPV positive AGC colposcopy?

What does this result mean? HPV positive AGC colposcopy?

Positive for HPV: It means that the Pap Smear was positive for HPV infection and another test called Colposcopy has been recommended and if they find abnormal cells and they take a biopsy AGC STANDS FOR ATYPICAL GLANDULAR CELLS ...Read more

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Should i avoid intercourse after having a colposcopy done ?

Depends: Colposcopy is the process of examining the cervix with a special microscope after an abnormal pap smear. If biopsies were taken, then yes, you should avoid intercourse until the sites heal. If no biopsies were taken, then intercourse should be fine. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding usually last after colposcopy biopsy?

How long does bleeding usually last after colposcopy biopsy?

Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...Read more