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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

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Overall, 87% (606 Members) find Colposcopy helpful

Colposcopy Reviews

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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)
Early staged cervical cancer. had the leep and colposcopy and so far cancer free
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It was only done because my pap test look more serious than it really was. I also had a biopsy. It wasn't painful at all, just a little uncomfortable.
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did not have it yet sept.6
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  1. Discussion: A question for ladies
    Sometimes a regular pap smear isn't enough, maybe a colposcopy would be a good idea. [More]
  2. Discussion: Insurance Question
    Why is a colposcopy not considered preventitive care? [More]
  3. Discussion: Colposcopy/LEEP combined
    Hi Cindy, I hope your appointment on the 17th went well. I would not worry about quick progression. If you have HPV 18 then you have always had a ... [More]
  4. Discussion: Colposcopy/LEEP combined
    Hello everyone. I am new to this group. I was diagnosed as having HPV about 6 years, age 31. I was in a committed relationship then with a guy for 3 y... [More]
  5. Advice: My colon stopped working (paralytic ileus)
    have you had a colposcopy [More]