What to do Afterwards the Colposcopy Procedure

While performing colposcopy procedure, the gynecologist uses an instrument called colposcope to examine the cervical areas. The colposcope contains a magnifying glass which gives a clear enlarged image of the cervix on the mentor thus helping to study the cervix in detail. What happens while performing colposcopy : The procedure usually lasts for about 15 [...]

What Tests are Done During Colposcopy

What is colposcopy? Colposcopy is a diagnostic procedure that is used in order to examine the magnified view of the cervix, vaginal tissues and the vulva. Colposcopy is performed using special equipment known as a colposcope. Colposcope is useful in detecting precancerous tumors in the cervical area and helps in providing timely treatment. Colposcopy procedure [...]

What are the Alternatives to Colposcopy Procedure

Why Colposcopy Is Recommended: Colposcopy is a diagnostic procedure which allows the gynecologist to detect abnormal areas in the cervical area following abnormal Pap smear results. Pap smear test is a screening test which checks for any abnormalities in the cervix. If the Pap smear test shows any abnormal changes in the cervical area, it [...]

How To Prepare a Patient for Colposcopy

Colposcopy is a method by which a gynecologist examines the cervix, vagina and vulva. The gynecologist uses a colposcope to get a magnified view of the cervical area. A colposcope is an equipment which is used to perform colposcopy through which abnormal changes in the cells of the cervix can be detected. Colposcopy is conducted [...]

Complications with the Colposcopy Procedure

What is colposcopy? Colposcopy is a medical procedure where a gynecologist takes a clear and enlarged view of the cervix in order to detect any abnormalities in the cervix. The cervix is the opening of the uterus which leads to the womb. Special tests are performed during the colposcopy procedure which includes acetic acid wash, [...]

Why is Colposcopy Procedure Done

Colposcopy is a medical procedure wherein the cervical lining is closely examined for abnormalities. A gynecologist carries out this examination using a specially designed instrument what is known as a colposcope. The colposcope helps in detecting any abnormalities in the cells which line the cervix. Colposcopy is usually followed upon Pap smear results which show [...]

What is the Complications of Colposcopy

Colposcopy is a medical procedure wherein a gynecologist examines a woman’s cervix and vagina for diagnosing abnormal activities in the cervical and vaginal area. Colposcopy is performed using special equipment known as a colposcope. Colposcope is useful in detecting precancerous tumors in the cervical area and helps in providing timely treatment. With colposcopy, a gynecologist [...]

What are the Side Effects of Colposcopy

Colposcopy is a medical procedure wherein a gynecologist examines a woman’s cervix and vagina for diagnosing abnormal activities in the cervical and vaginal area. Colposcopy is performed when the test results of Pap smear appear abnormal. Pap smear is a screening method which helps recognize potential problems and not for diagnosing them. In order to [...]

Pains during the Colposcopy Procedure

Colposcopy is a medical procedure in order to check problems of the cervix. It makes use of colposcope, an equipment with electrical powered microscope that provides magnified images of the cervix. This helps the gynecologist to detect abnormal cells in the cervix. How Colposcopy is performed The patient lies down on a table with her [...]

Colposcopy & Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection

Colposcopy is a medical examination of the cervix performed by a gynecologist in order to detect the source of abnormalities in the cervix from smear result. Colposcopy is a diagnostic procedure where the gynecologist makes use of a colposcope to examine the illuminated and magnified view of the cervical area, the vaginal and vulvar tissues. [...]