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Should you have sex after having a colposcopy test biopsy

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Only if you want to: It's up to you. Probably worth waiting a day or two until you are in the mood.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
At least until...: You get your results. There may be a chemical cautery medication applied to your cervix to help stop bleeding that can get rubbed off and cause new bl ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be ok now: There are small sore spots on your cervix from the biopsies that should have healed by now. It's unlikely that you will re-open the sores and cause bl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Colposcopy: If you did not have biopsies, you do not have to wait. If you did have biopsies, 2-3 days.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Risk of bleeding: If would be prudent to wait a couple of weeks so that the cervix has a chance to heal. If you have sex too soon there may be bleeding due to trauma to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doctor: You should call and ask the question to the doctor who will perform procedure for you. Usually we will recommend avoid sex before the procedure.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Your doc should: Have already told u that before you left the offcie after you had the colposcopy, i tell my pts wait for 2 days after the discharge stop, I use a new ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Bleeding most likely from the biopsy sights but will be ok. Just may be spotty for a day or so
A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
48 hours: If you had a biopsy you should refrain from sex for 48 hours. If you are having persistent bleeding afterwards you should consult the provider who per ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Bass
27 years experience Family Medicine
3 weeks: I usually recommend 3 weeks to my patients. It is not because it will be painful but to avoid disturbing the healing so there will be no unnecessary b ... Read More
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