Colposcopy is the use of colposcopy on the internal vaginal examination. The colposcope is a plastic-coated cable that is thinner than a pencil and has a miniature camera at the top. Since the camera is taking photos in the vagina, the doctor can see the image presented by the camera through the video monitor.
Colposcopy is a diagnostic method. This means it helps doctors understand if there is a problem with the vagina.
When young girls have unexplained vaginal pain or vaginal bleeding, the use of colposcopy to do checks. It is different from the gynecological examination done by gynecologists or family doctors on women's vagina. For young girls, colposcopy is more comfortable and easier to do.