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Doctor insights on: Cryocautery Of Cervix

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How much time after cryocautery, or freezing of the cervix, does the cramping last?

How much time after cryocautery, or freezing of the cervix, does the cramping last?

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

Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more


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What is the purpose of a cervical scan following cryocautery?

What is the purpose of a cervical scan following cryocautery?

Assess deeper spread: An ultrasound may reveal any more extensive involvement than can be seen during routine gynecological exam. ...Read more

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Following abnormal pap smere results (low grade abnormal cells) for over a year a cryocautery has been recommended. What are the risks? Necessary?

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

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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?

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

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How do you feel your cervix?

How do you feel your cervix?

Self Cervical Exam: Many women find it difficult to fell their own cervix. You simply need to gently place you finger in the vagina until you feel a firm circular area at the back of the vagina. That is the cervix. ...Read more

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What causes a woman's cervix to close?

What causes a woman's cervix to close?

Cervix: I assume you are talking about after birth. It is a combination of the uterus contracting, prolactin, and the lack of a baby contracting or pushing on it. ...Read more

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What kind of injury causes a tilted cervix?

What kind of injury causes a tilted cervix?

Retroverted uterus: Having a retroverted uterus does not cause an injury to the body. It might cause some pain during sexual relations depending on position etc. Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal pelvic variation, adehesions, endometriosis, multiple surgeries, fibroid uterus etc. ...Read more

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I'm having ceRvix pain, could it Be dilating?

I'm having ceRvix pain, could it Be dilating?

Pregnant?: If you are pregnant and at full-term then that is certainly possible. If you are pregnant but not due to deliver yet, then please call your OB/GYN to let them know you have cervical pain. If you have discharge and fever then it could be an infection and that needs to be checked as well. If you are not pregnant then dilation is not likely and infection is much more likely. ...Read more

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What causes a tilted cervix? How can you fix it?

Probably normal.: A tilted cervix (or uterus) is just describing what the position of these organs is. It is not abnormal and does not need to be fixed. Some are tilted forward, some backward, and some right in the middle. One position is not better than the other. It is the way you were born. No worries! ...Read more