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What to do if i am having a cold knife cone biopsy heard u can't have sex for 4-6 weeks after is anal safe?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV infection: The condition for which you are having a cone biopsy done is called "cervical dysplasia". It is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). It is sexually transmitted. If you practice anal sex, have your partner use a condom. There is no 100 % guarantee, though, that this will prevent anal infection with the HPV. You probably want to ask your doctor to do anal swabs and test for HPV.

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