Colposcopy is a gynecological procedure helpful for obtaining an illustrative, magnified view of the cervix, vagina, and vulva; in order to determine the structural abnormality and associated diseased condition.
Additional information about the procedure
The procedure is usually painless can be performed in the clinic itself.
Preparation before procedure
- Test to be scheduled when not menstruating.
- Sexual intercourse, vaginal medications, application of tampons should be avoided 24 hours prior to the procedure.
The abnormalities associated with cervix and vagina can be detected, such as:
- Inflammatory due to infection
- Benign or malignant tumors