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After having a cold knife cone biopsy, how long should you wait before sex?

After having a cold knife cone biopsy, how long should you wait before sex?

At least two weeks: You could have sex when you feel ready, just remember that there is raw wound inside, and you will experience bleeding, if you have sex before the wound has healed properly. You may try after two weeks and if there is no bleeding you are okay. While inconvenient, waiting 6 weeks would be ideal. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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Please tell me, could I have anal after a cold knife cone biopsy?

Please tell me, could I have anal after a cold knife cone biopsy?

Go ahead: If that's what you want to do. Wait for normal intercourse until your gynecologist says you're healed. I hope the conization is successful and you get a cure; this remarkable procedure has been a blessing to hundreds of thousands of women. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Treating a Cold (Checklist)

Eat or drink foods and beverages high in vitamin C
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Boost immunity with multivitamins taken in the proper dose
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Drink plenty of fluids
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Get at least eight hours of sleep every night
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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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Treating Cold Sores (Checklist)

See a dentist for a prescription as soon as it "tingles"
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Ask dentist about using a diode laser to help cold sore heal faster
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Don't touch it, kiss someone, or share eating utensils
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Had cold knife cone biopsy for cervical carcinoma in situ 4 months ago. Clear margins. Now I am having heavy periods. Concerned?

Had cold knife cone biopsy for cervical carcinoma in situ 4 months ago. Clear margins. Now I am having heavy periods. Concerned?

Not about cvx cancer: There shouldn't be any causality between having the cone and the new onset of heavy periods. The heavy periods don't have any assocation with cervical cancer, (cervical cancer, cis, dysplasia - usually causes bleeding after intercourse, and/or some irregular bleeding, but don't cause heavy periods. ...Read more

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How is a cold cone biopsy of cervix done?

How is a cold cone biopsy of cervix done?

Scalpel: The doctor uses a scalpel and/or scissors to remove a cone shaped portion of the cervix. He/she may place stitches to prevent bleeding. ...Read more

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I've had a knife cone biopsy op & been told when pregnant i may need a stitch, im now pregnant what happens next?

I've had a knife cone biopsy op & been told when pregnant i may need a stitch, im now pregnant what happens next?

See your doctor: What you have been told is true in that the cervix may be shorter after a cone biopsy. There are ultrasound protocols that can determine when and if you may need a "stitch" after conization (known as a cerclage). Ultrasound monitoring of cervical length is helpful. ...Read more

Cone Biopsy (Definition)

A cone biopsy is a larger form of a cervical biopsy that often removes a cone-shaped piece of tissue from the cervix. Many times it removes tissue that is high in the cervical canal as well as tissue that is on the surface of the cervix. It will often include tissue that your health ...Read more