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Cold Knife Cone Biopsy
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
Okay if ...: It is okay to masturbate to orgasm as long as not using sex tools to reach and hit cervix; for intercourse, not to perform deep penetration esp. by one with long penis. It is good idea & logical to give an open wound at least 2-3 weeks to heal. Nonetheless, people's ability to cope with insult are variable and no one answer fits all. ...Read more
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
Usually 2 weeks: Talk to your obgyn, but the usual warning is 2 weeks. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a cold knife cone biopsy done 3 weeks ago, but I am still cramping and have slightly bloody discharge. Is it safe to wear tampons?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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