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