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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
389
89%
Cervical Cancer
203
84%
Sexually Transmitted Di...
14
93%
Overall, 87% (606 Members) find Colposcopy helpful
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Colposcopy Reviews

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Not as uncomfortable as expected. Find out soon.
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When i was prego i was high and low risk had the dysplasa. After i had my son it was still high risk but no dyplsa now im low risk but still have the abnormal cells.
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I had 4 biopsies taken, and each one hurt a little more than a pinch on the arm. I did take Ibuprofen 800mg 1 hour prior to the biopsy.
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Simple procedure. No pain.
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3 colposcopies during my pregnany to keep an eye on it until the end of the pregnany.
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My results came back showing Severe dysplasia/carcinoma in situ (CIN III)
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It was scary and kinda painful. It did help them find that the cancer had spread to th inside of my cervix. I didn't help at all with the adenomyosis. No side effects. It was not a big deal afterwards.
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Scarey and traumatic. However, I have been 3 years negative thus far.
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I had a colposcopy because every pap I have had has been abnormal due to my HPV, and it showed dysplasia the first time so they took biopsies and the second time was ASCUS.
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have had 3 times seemed to work no problems
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Discussions

  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]