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How long is recovery after a cone biopsy?

How long is recovery after a cone biopsy?

1 day: You can return to all normal activities the next day except nothing in the vagina for 3 weeks, no tampons or intercourse. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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How does cone biopsy work?

How does cone biopsy work?

Surgical procedure: A cone shaped tissue is removed from the uterine cervix for diagnosis and treatment of pre-cancerous lesions. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/cancer/cervical-cancer/cone-biopsy-conization-for-abnormal-cervical-cell-changes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cone biopsy?

What is the definition or description of: cone biopsy?

Cone Biopsy: 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 practitioner thinks is abnormal. ...Read more

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Do you get stitches with a cone biopsy?

Do you get stitches with a cone biopsy?

Maybe: Some conizations that are done using a scalpel require stitches. If a laser is used, stitches may not be required. ...Read more

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How long is it for a checkup after a cone biopsy?

3 weeks: Most doctors have patients come in 3 weeks after the procedure for an exam to be sure the cervix has completely healed and intercourse or tampon use can be resumed. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after a cone biopsy last?

How long does bleeding last after a cone biopsy last?

Depends: Bleeding without trauma should stop in 2-3 days. If it has been a week since surgery and you are still bleeding spontaneously, please contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the cervical tissue grow back after a cone biopsy?

Not altogether: There's some extra risk of a weak cervix but it is very much worth it. The cervical cone biopsy has saved the lives and fertility of hundreds of thousands of women. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for bleeding over 3 weeks after cone biopsy?

Possible reasons for bleeding over 3 weeks after cone biopsy?

Healing: A cone biopsy is a huge procedure; the specimen can be the size of my relatively small nose and it's not surprising that the blood vessels that grow into the new scar tissue are fragile and leak over the following weeks. Be thankful -- essentially every conization biopsy with a favorable pathology report afterwards represents the cure of a cancer that would otherwise have been deadly. COngrats. ...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

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