Colposcopy - Before You Arrive
24 hours before your visit
For 24 hours before your visit please DO NOT:
- Use tampons
- Have sexual intercourse
- Use vaginal medications or creams
Please note these actions will affect the accuracy of the repeat Pap test.
- have a tub bath
- eat normally the day of the appointment
- take all medications as normal
Important safety concerns
If you start your menstrual period, call the clinic only if your flow is very heavy. We may need to change your appointment.
For safety reasons, genital piercings or belly rings must be removed before coming to the clinic.
Please note: We are unable to supervise children during your procedure. Please bring another adult with you or make other arrangements for your children.