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Cervical Biopsy

A cervical biopsy may follow a pap smear that suggests HPV. This is a tissue sample that is taken when a colposcopy is performed as a follow-up diagnostic tool to an abnormal pap smear. This sample is sent to a lab for analysis of the abnormal cells present on the cervix to more accurately determine the level of symptoms. A cervical biopsy may follow a pap smear that suggests HPV.

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Cervical Biopsy

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Pap Smear, HPV

A doctor will take a tissue sample from areas that appear to be abnormal from performing the colposcopy. The tissue sample is collected by using small biopsy forceps or a large needle. In most cases more than one tissue sample is obtained. A cervical biopsy may follow a pap smear that suggests HPV.

Other Topics: HPV Virus, HPV, HPV Picture Symptom Wart, HPV Shot Vaccination, Woman HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papilloma Virus in Man, Cervical Cancer Vaccination, Abnormal Pap Smear, Sign of Genital Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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