The vaginal speculum examination uses a vaginal speculum to examine the vagina for observation of abnormalities in the vagina. Abnormal results vaginal wall mucosa pale powder, wrinkles, no ulcers, sputum, cysts, vaginal septum and double vagina and other congenital malformations. Normal vaginal secretions are egg white or white paste, no odor, less amount, but increased during ovulation and pregnancy. If there is an abnormality, the patient will have the corresponding clinical symptoms, ie local itching, burning sensation, etc., the doctor will record in detail and test it.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: gynecological examination classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether women are fasting: not fasting

Tips: Check your relaxation and actively cooperate with the inspection. Normal value

The color of the vaginal mucosa is pale, with wrinkles, no ulcers, sputum, cysts, vaginal septum and double vagina and other congenital malformations. Normal vaginal secretions are egg white or white paste, no odor, less amount, but increased during ovulation and pregnancy.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The color of the vaginal mucosa is pale, with wrinkles, no ulcers, sputum, cysts, vaginal septum and double vagina and other congenital malformations. Normal vaginal secretions are egg white or white paste, no odor, less amount, but increased during ovulation and pregnancy. If there is an abnormality, the patient will have the corresponding clinical symptoms, ie local itching, burning sensation, etc., the doctor will record in detail and test it. Older women and married women in the population need to be examined.

Precautions

Pre-inspection contraindications: sexual intercourse is prohibited for the first three days of the examination. The examination should be 3-7 days after the menstrual cleansing.

Requirements for inspection: Checking for relaxation, checking may cause physical and psychological burdens, should be actively faced, and actively cooperate with the inspection.

Inspection process

During the examination, use the left index finger and thumb to separate the labia minora on both sides, expose the vaginal opening, hold the pre-prepared vaginal speculum in the right hand, avoid the sensitive area around the urethra, and insert it slowly into the vagina along the posterior wall of the vagina. Then push back up, push the two leaves of the speculum flat while pushing, and open the two leaves until the cervix is ​​completely exposed.

Not suitable for the crowd

People without a history of sexual intercourse, a population with a complete hymen.

Adverse reactions and risks

Generally not.