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What Is A Colposcopy

Physician discussion on "what is a colposcopy, or leep procedure?" will be related to the removal of a venereal wart or displastic tissue for biopsy. A procedure, which is done if Pap smear results show dysplasia, cancer, HPV, atypical gquamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) or repeated (ASCUS), or if a patient has a history of prenatal DES axposure. The procedure determines the cause of abnormalities found in Pap smear. Physician discussion on "what is a colposcopy, or leep procedure?" will be related to the removal of a venereal wart or displastic tissue for biopsy.

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What Is A Colposcopy

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LEEP Procedure, Venereal Wart

During the procedure a colposcope is used. It is a large electric microscope, positioned about 30 cm from the vagina, with a bright light at the end. Abnormal changes are seen as white areas, from which biopsy or tissue sample are taken for further evaluation. Physician discussion on "what is a colposcopy, or leep procedure?" will be related to the removal of a venereal wart or displastic tissue for biopsy.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Vaccine, HPV Virus, HPV Prevention, Side Effects HPV Vaccine, Cervical Cancer Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papilloma Virus, Low Grade Cervical Dysplasia, Pap Smear Result, Genital Warts

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

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