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Pelvic Exam With Speculum

Pelvic exam using a speculum

The doctor places a vaginal speculum into the vagina. The speculum helps to open the vagina a little bit. This allows the doctor to examine the inside of the vagina and the cervix.

Current as of: July 17, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Kevin C. Kiley MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

 
 

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