Colposcopy

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Colposcopy

Hi , i got a appointment on 19 December for colposcopy .. i have seen it on youtube.. and it a bit scary and painful.. Did anyone here have experience can share it to me... because im so scared to do it.. any advise from all of you..

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Re: Colposcopy

Hi @aina_abdullah,

 

I am a guy and so what would I know about "real" pain, but...

 

I had to do a search to find out what a colposcopy is. OK, I am not likely to encounter that too soon. But on reading several sites (incl https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/colposcopy), they seem to indicate that the procedure should not be painful - a possibility of discomfort if they need to take a biopsy, but not "painful" per se.

 

From this, I expect that it would not be as painful as childbirth, nephro/ureterolithiasis (kidney stones), pancreatitis, cholecystitis (gall stones), chemotherapy, ...

 

In my defence for enduring pain I have been through all of the above except for colposcopy and childbirth - I found the pancreatitis to be the worst.

 

Perhaps have a stiff drink (or two) half an hour before the procedure?

 

Hugs and best wishes for your treatment. And let us know how it goes.

Rick

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Re: Colposcopy

Hey, yes I had it done years ago. It’s seriously not a problem at all. You just feel a little  sore in there for a few days, stings to pee a bit & you get that nagging period pain but that’s it. If you want me to be brutally honest it’ll feel like you’ve had a good session with your partner if you know what I mean😜 & a period pain. 

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Re: Colposcopy

Yahhh sure.. i will tell my experience once i had that.. thanks for sharing a link for me..
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Owhhh really 😅🤣 i hope that not too much pain like in the video on utube...thank you for sharing.
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