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.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||May 18, 2011|