Colposcopy examines your cervix, vagina and vulva for any sign of disease. During a colposcopy procedure, your doctor uses an instrument called Colposcope. For example, if your Pap test is abnormal your doctor may recommend a colposcopy. Also, if an uncommon area of cells were seen during colposcopy, a sample of tissue can be collected for further laboratory testing (biopsy).
Colposcopy can also be used to diagnose: