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(also known as Colcoscopy)
Colposcopy or colcoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure to examine an illuminated, magnified view of the cervix and the tissues of the vagina and vulva. Many premalignant lesions and malignant lesions in these areas have discernible characteristics which can be detected thorough the examination. It is done using a c... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
HPV
395
89%
Cervical Cancer
205
84%
Sexually Transmitted Di...
14
93%
Overall, 87% (614 Members) find Colposcopy helpful
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Colposcopy Reviews

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It was okay, my doctor is very nice
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very painful and they came back, but it did take care of the onces I had
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Well it wasn't as bad as I had imagined the real scare was when the doctor told me she had to numb me up and cut out the lesion I had. She advised me to have the Gardasil vaccine.
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Not too bad. Just felt like period cramps.
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Getting colposcopy soon
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awaiting results
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It was the first procedure I had to get the diagnosis. It removed the wart and it didn't return for several years.
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I've had two so far.
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it was very uncomfortable, i had a bit of a dischrage afterward and a little cramping...
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had irregular cells but i have had 4 paps and they all were clear92006)
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: colposcopy
    Hi, beth. It's normal to worry about medical stuff but abnormal paps are very common. Many times, as you said, it turns out to be nothing. It's also v... [More]
  2. Discussion: colposcopy
    Sorry that this happened! I was also totally terrified of colposcopy, but it doesnt hurt really. The worst part of it feels like a quick stomach cra... [More]
  3. Discussion: colposcopy
    I am a young girl, who recently found out the my pap smear results came back as slightly abnormal. My doctor told me not to worry too much, but she sc... [More]
  4. Discussion: Insurance Question
    Why is a colposcopy not considered preventitive care? [More]
  5. Advice: My colon stopped working (paralytic ileus)
    have you had a colposcopy [More]