A 31-year-old member asked:
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can cryotherapy make my cervix slough for four days?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Cryotherapy destroys through "freezing" 5 to 7 millimeters of its' surface and will slough tissue in a watery discharge for several days. It is used to treat abnormal cells called cin(dysplasia).
Answered on Sep 10, 2012

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