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What is colposcopy?

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In brief: Colposcopy

A colposcope is a lighted microscope that is used to magnify the tissues of the cervix during a pelvic examination.
It takes 5-10 minutes to perform. During the examination, the doctor may take small samples of cervical tissue (biopsies) for further examination.

In brief: Colposcopy

A colposcope is a lighted microscope that is used to magnify the tissues of the cervix during a pelvic examination.
It takes 5-10 minutes to perform. During the examination, the doctor may take small samples of cervical tissue (biopsies) for further examination.
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