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A dilated cervix may be necessary when treating human papilloma virus conditions such as ASCUS. "D&C" is conducted if a Pap smear test doesn't clearly indicate whether abnormalities are caused by problem in the cervix or in the endometrium. During the procedure the doctor enlarges the cervix and scrapes remove a sample of the tissue for analysis. A dilated cervix may be necessary when treating human papilloma virus conditions such as ASCUS.

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Dilated Cervix

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Human Papilloma Virus, ASCUS

The procedure is rather easy; it can be performed in the office with or without anesthesia. After it some complications are possible, such as bleeding or (in rare cases) perforation of the uterus. In general, it is a very safe procedure and has been performed for many years to treat and diagnose numerous disorders. A dilated cervix may be necessary when treating human papilloma virus conditions such as ASCUS.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Picture, HPV Treatment, HPV Wart, HPV Vaccines, Type of Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papilloma Virus, Cervical Cancer Symptom, Abnormal Pap Smear, Genital Wart Treatment

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

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