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Will the needle or i.V. Hurt during the colposcopy?
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Dr. Robert Phillips
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually not needed
There is typically no IV or needles for colposcopy.
Occasionally your doctor may give a numbing injection but typically not. There is some cramping and pinching associated with a cervical biopsy which is often done during a colposcopy.

In brief: Usually not needed
There is typically no IV or needles for colposcopy.
Occasionally your doctor may give a numbing injection but typically not. There is some cramping and pinching associated with a cervical biopsy which is often done during a colposcopy.
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Dr. Robert Phillips
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Mo more than usuall
Like any other IV you have.

In brief: Mo more than usuall
Like any other IV you have.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No needles!
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

In brief: No needles!
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
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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