Pelvic exam with speculum

Picture of a pelvic exam using a speculum

The health professional inserts a vaginal speculum into the vagina, then gently spreads apart the vaginal walls. This allows the health professional to examine the inside of the vagina and the cervix.

Last Updated: June 3, 2009

Author: Sandy Jocoy, RN

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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