What are the Medical tests for the vaginal disease?

 What are the Medical Tests for the Vaginal Disease?

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Vagina, an important component of the female reproductive system. The vagina needs no help usually, it's self-cleansing and needs no external help.

Medical examinations are not only about the vagina it's about the all round examination  of all female reproductive system. 

Sometimes there are many reasons why  females develop vaginal diseases, the main reason is changes in the PH value of vagina and infection of harmful microorganisms

Medical exams should be taken on yearly-basis, to ensure your health is on point.

Gynecologists suggest taking a medical checkup  once in a while to spot and treat any kind of underlying problem in the body down there.

The only thing to take care while taking a medical examination is that you should not be on your periods.

There are many medical tests for examining vaginal diseases. 

There are many medical tests to examine the female reproductive system, Some of the widely used tests are mentioned in this article.


This  colposcopy, medical test is used to examine whether there is anything cancer causing cells in the vaginal walls.

An instrument named a speculum with or without a magnifying lens is used for examination.

This examination is only  conducted for 10 or 15 minutes.

This is done only when the reports of Pap tests are not considered to be normal.


This means Papanicolaou test.

This pap test  is done once in 3 years to check vaginal health.  The main purpose is to examine whether there are any abnormal cells or the presence of cancer causing cells inside the vagina. 

The cervical cells are collected for this medical examination in the laboratory using a microscope that examines your cervix cells.

This takes only a few seconds and you will receive the results within a short period of time.


Biopsy is a  kind of examination conducted by an expert, in which your cells are collected from your vagina or vulva or uterus or cervix to test the presence of cancer cells.


The Pelvic examination is conducted by your gynecologist directly examining your pelvic region and to see and observe whether there is anything that is a problem over there.

It is conducted for only a few minutes.

Your vulva, uterus, cervix ,pelvis ,rectum , vagina all will be observed by your gynecologist directly to see everything is proper down there.

The internals are seen through by inserting a speculum- a duck beak shaped instrument that helps the doctor to open the vaginal area and to allows to examine more down there.

In this physical examination, the gynecologist uses their gloved fingers to insert it inside your uterus to check whether there is any  swelling or any kind of pain , size of the organ, shape of the organ ,and examines  your vagina.

You don't need to wait long for the result.

You will be immediately informed of your results by your gynecologist.


In this case, during swab tests  your gynecologist will take samples from your vaginal discharges to examine it in the laboratory to ensure you are having some kind of vaginal infections such as Bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas or yeast infections.

This is commonly used by all gynecologists to know what is the exact kind of infection the patient is suffering from.

 The vaginal discharge samples are collected by using a swab and examined under microscope by using some specific solutions to search for the clue cells, and the specific micro organism or pathogen that causes all the trouble in the patient!


This examination is used to know the reason for the patient's pelvic pain, abnormalities, fertility issues she might be suffering from.

The laparoscopy is used for performing laparoscopy.

The patient is given anesthesia in proper dosage by an anesthesia expert and a small hole is made in the abdominal cavity and the laparoscopy is inserted to examine the internals.


In this examination a fluid is inserted  in the uterus ,using a thin tube called a catheter, which fills up the distends, and the problems inside can be known more easily.

This helps the gynecologist to find what are the defects inside there.

Most commonly practiced methods- medical examination  by the gynecologist are screening.


This is an examination taken by the patient, where she will be analyzing her vagina, how it looks in certain circumstances and how it changes and when these changes take place.

It helps to know whether you have any kind of infections,  rashes ,redness ,irritation and itchiness down there.

This is for self-awareness and you cannot ignore other kinds of medical examinations.

They are more important  than this.

This examination is conducted to know more about one 's body by the patient.

This examination is all about examining the vagina and how it changes during your periods.

One should be conscious of how her body is and how it keeps changing on her periods and other natural activities.

There are many advanced technologies that use amazing techniques to help the gynecologist's to treat and analyze their patients and their body conditions.

The mentioned medical tests are considered to be widely practiced by many physicians.

Just by taking blood samples it is possible to say whether that female is pregnant or not.

So there are many medical examination, tests you can take.

Consult with your gynecologist and have your vaginal health care in control.

These are the most basic,  most popular medical examinations that are done to female patients by most gynecologists to their patients, who have their regular check-up frequently or have any vaginal health issues.

All the examinations are conducted in the presence and observation of a gynecologist.

This article was written by referring to proper resources.


This is used for examining the uterus, vagina, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes,  pelvis and cervix. There would be an ultrasound probe that would be inserted inside your vagina during this medical examination.

This ultrasound is used to know whether all of them are alright or not.

Reference link-https://www.msdmanuals.com/home/women-s-health-issues/diagnosis-of-gynecologic-disorders/tests-for-gynecologic-disorders

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