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After a cervical biopsy over a week ago i had sex when the bleeding stopped. It started again and has continued for 6 days. Help cramps, abdominal fever and consistant bleeding. Is this normal?

After a cervical biopsy over a week ago i had sex when the bleeding stopped. It started again and has continued for 6 days. Help cramps, abdominal fever and consistant bleeding. Is this normal?

Vaginal : Vaginal bleeding after sex is often caused by the friction of the penis rubbing against the cervix, so the bleeding is not surprising following your biopsy. However, the cramping and fever are much more concerning symptoms - especially lasting for almost a week. I'm concerned that you could have an infection. You should call your ob/gyne (or the doctor who performed the biopsy) right away. They may want to examine you to determine the cause of your symptoms so that you can have the right treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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Can you have sex right after a cervical biopsy?

Can you have sex right after a cervical biopsy?

Bleeding & infection: Biopsy will leave a wound on the cervix which usually takes about two weeks to heal. If you have sex right after the biopsy, it would the same as hitting any other area that was "damaged" by trauma. It is likely to bleed and you may introduce infection. Would be advisable to wait a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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How soon after a cervical biopsy can I have sex?

How soon after a cervical biopsy can I have sex?

2 weeks: You should wait at least two weeks so the area heals completely. May may want to ask your GYN for guidance on this as well. ...Read more

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Can you have sex the night before a cervical biopsy?

Shouldn't matter: Typically having intercourse the night before being scheduled for a cervical biopsy should not matter and will not affect the results of the biopsy. ...Read more

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If you have a cervical biopsy done can you have sex the same day? And if not how long should you wait?

If you have a cervical biopsy done can you have sex the same day? And if not how long should you wait?

Yes, but: You may have sex the same day, but it is likely to result in bleeding. It would be a good idea to give yourself a week, or at least 3-4 days for the wound at the biopsy site to heal and get covered with epithelium. ...Read more

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I want to have sex but i just had a cervical biopsy is this bad? What will happen if I do have sex within a couple of days after this procedure?

I want to have sex but i just had a cervical biopsy is this bad? What will happen if I do have sex within a couple of days after this procedure?

Wait 1 week: We normally recommend women refrain from the use of tampons and from intercourse for 1 week following a cervical biopsy. Infection and bleeding are potential complications if these instructions aren't followed. ...Read more

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I had a cervical biopsy last week..its been a week today and i had intercourse. any risks I a should be aware of?

No special risks: If it has been a week since your cervical biopsy there are no special risks of sexual intercourse other than a slight risk of some post-coital spotting or bleeding. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more