for an abnormal Pap test may include a colposcopy. The doctor uses a microscope
(colposcope) to look at the cervix. Smooth, pink tissue indicates a normal
cervix. Abnormal cells growing on the cervix may be cervical cancer or cell
changes that could lead to cervical cancer.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology