Can you get a private colposcopy in Ireland?
Having a colposcopy as a private patient If you have a colposcopy as a private patient, you will have to pay a fee. Your colposcopy will not be through CervicalCheck. We will not be able to access your results and information if you have a colposcopy as a private patient.
How long does it take to get colposcopy results Ireland?
People get their results letter by post, usually within 4 weeks. The practice or clinic where they had their screening test will also get a copy of the results.
How long does a colposcopy referral take?
Whatever the kind of smear abnormality you have, if you are referred for colposcopy you should not have to wait long for the appointment. The vast majority of women referred for colposcopy should be seen within 8 weeks.
Who does a colposcopy?
A colposcopy can be done in the office of your primary care doctor or your gynecologist. After lying down on the exam table, you’ll place your heels in the stirrups at the end of the table.
Should I be worried about a colposcopy?
Try not to worry if you’ve been referred for a colposcopy. It’s very unlikely you have cancer and any abnormal cells will not get worse while you’re waiting for your appointment.
Is a colposcopy urgent?
Urgent colposcopy referral for suspected cancer (two-week-wait) unless direct referral by the screening programme is in operation. Urgent colposcopy referral for suspected cancer (two-week-wait) unless direct referral by the screening programme is in operation.
Is colposcopy considered surgery?
A colposcopy (kol-POS-kuh-pee) is a method of examining the cervix, vagina, and vulva with a surgical instrument called a colposcope. The procedure is usually performed if the results of a Pap smear (the screening test used to identify abnormal cervical cells) are unusual.
Where can I get a Colposcopy in Dublin?
CervicalCheck colposcopy clinics Colposcopy Service: Dublin – Coombe Colposcopy Service Hospital: Coombe Women & Infant’s University Hospi Contact Details: Tel: 01 4085768 Fax: 01 4085727 Key Staff: Olivia McCarthy, Clinical Nurse Manager Lead Clinician: Dr Tom D’Arcy
What is a colposcopy at COGA?
Colposcopy is a specialist examination of the cervix using a magnifying telescope, this can detect precancerous cells that will be monitored to see if they resolve spontaneously or require treatment. We do not offer a private colposcopy service at COGA. All requests for colposcopy should be sent to St Finbarr’s Hospital Colposcopy clinic.
Where do I Send my colposcopy request?
All requests for colposcopy should be sent to St Finbarr’s Hospital Colposcopy clinic. This is a Cervicalcheck registered clinic. Should you wish to learn more about cervical screening and colposcopy please visit the cervical check website by on the logo below.
What happens during a colposcopy for Pap smear?
During colposcopy, your doctor uses a special instrument called a colposcope. Your doctor may recommend colposcopy if your Pap test result is abnormal. If your doctor finds an unusual area of cells during colposcopy, a sample of tissue can be collected for laboratory testing (biopsy).