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Is the chorionic villus sampling (CVS) test painful?

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Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) can be painful, but it's over relatively quickly. The test takes no longer than a half hour from start to finish. The extraction itself runs only a few minutes.

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on September 9, 2020

Medically Reviewed on 9/9/2020

SOURCE: March of Dimes web site.
 

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on September 9, 2020

SOURCE: March of Dimes web site.
 

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on September 9, 2020

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