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Test to diagnose vaginal cancer

At the hospital, your specialist asks you about your medical history and symptoms. They examine you closely. They may take samples (biopsies) from any abnormal looking areas.

Pelvic examination and colposcopy

A pelvic examination and colposcopy are often the first tests you have when you go to see a specialist at the hospital. Find out more about them.

Vaginal biopsy

Your doctor may want you to have a biopsy. This means removing a sample of the tissue from the affected area of the vagina.

Last reviewed: 
06 Sep 2021
Next review due: 
06 Sep 2024
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