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What is a colposcopy?



A colposcopy is a test to an examine the cervix. It’s a routine and painless procedure, usually done if you had a cervical screening test (smear test) detect abnormal cells, or to investigate any abnormal bleeding.

What happens during a colposcopy?


  • During a colposcopy a speculum is inserted into your vagina.

  • The doctor will put a liquid on your cervix to help them see any abnormal cervical cells

  • A microscope is then used to look at your cervix in greater detail.

  • A biopsy may be taken from your cervix for testing. It is possible for abnormal cells to be treated during a colposcopy.


It usually takes less than half an hour and you can go home the same day.


What if I need further treatment?


If abnormal cells are found or if the cause of any bleeding is found then further treatment may be required.


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