If the test shows abnormal cells on the cervix, the physician or nurse practitioner might perform a colposcopy for further diagnosis. However, cervical biopsies and treatment for abnormal cervical changes typically cannot be performed during pregnancy because of the risk of preterm labor.
Why it’s Important: Early diagnosis and treatment of abnormal cells on the cervix can prevent cervical cancer.
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