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Cryocautery Of Cervix
About 1 to 2 hours: Cramping usually stops within 30 minutes to one hour .after the procedure, but may last up to 2 hours depending upon whether a two freeze technique was used or not. ...Read more
Assess deeper spread: An ultrasound may reveal any more extensive involvement than can be seen during routine gynecological exam. ...Read more
What to do if I have been referred for cervical scan following cryocautery what will they be looking for?
Ask more questions: Cryocautery and cervical (neck) scans are not related ...Read more
Following abnormal pap smere results (low grade abnormal cells) for over a year a cryocautery has been recommended. What are the risks? Necessary?
Limited: Cryotherapy has very low risk associated with it. Most doctors i know, though, are using either expectant management or excision of those cells (as opposed to destruction of the cells with cryotherapy). Depending on a woman's age, some low grade cells do not need to be treated. There are very clear published guidelines regarding pap smears managemetn, you might want to check them out on-line. ...Read more
3 failed ivf. Blocked tube. Reports ok. Age factor so donor egg. Et cancelled - poor lining. Suggested cryocautery before FET in same cycle?Is it ok?
Cervical cryo?: In the same cycle as an fet? That would not be acceptable in the United States is all i can say. Or are you asking about another form of cryo? ...Read more
Can you let me know how many times can you have the freezing procedure done without it having your cervix damaged?
Varies: Any time cryocautery of the cervix is done, a certain amount of cervical tissue is destroyed. In large trials these procedures have been shown to increase preterm birth rates, though this effect is minimal to absent after one procedure. Multiple procedures are more associated with increased risk. Leep is more associated with the risk than cryo, but both procedures destroy cervical tissue. ...Read more
Low cervix: If the cervix is unusually low in the vaginal canal, it means prolapse or dropping of the uterus. Occasionally, this can be caused by a mass or tumor pushing it down. More often it is due to loosening or detachment of the supportive ligaments and pelvic floor tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably nothing: The uterus is composed of muscle and collagen, both are somewhat flexible. The uterus is attached inside you, but is still a bit mobile, while the cervix is somewhat fixed in place by it's attachment to the vagina. When the uterus leans forward or back (or side), then the cervix will be curved a bit. Essentially, whatever the position of the uterus and cervix inside you, it is normal for you. ...Read more
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