How It Feels
There is no discomfort in collecting a urine sample.
Collecting a sample of fluid from the
urethra, anus, or rectum may cause mild discomfort or pain.
Collecting a sample from the cervix may cause mild discomfort. Most women
find that the procedure feels like a Pap test or pelvic exam. Some women feel
some cramping when the speculum is inside the vagina.
sample from the eye is painless unless the eyelids have sores on them.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Devika Singh, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
December 11, 2012
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