Colposcopy

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Abstract:

This six-page illustrated handout helps women prepare for a colposcopy, which is a test done to check the vagina and cervix for abnormal cells. It explains what a colposcopy is, and how and why it is done. It contains guidelines to help the patient prepare, and explains what will happen during the test. The document discusses home care, what the patient can and cannot do after the test, and scheduling a follow up visit. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Cervical cancer, Colposcopy, Early detection of cancer, Female, Vaginal diseases, Women's Health
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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