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Cryosurgery Procedure Cervix
Had cryosurgery on cervix almost 4wks ago I have a lot of pressure is it normal for your cervix to be low hard and sensitive after this procedure?
Freezing of cervix: Cryotherapy is a therapeutic modality that uses extreme cold to freeze the cervix in an effort to destroy abnormal cells. It is indiscriminate, killing normal cells along with the abnormal. The length of time it is applied determines the depth of tissue destruction. Because of its imprecision, it has largely been replaced by leep (loop electrosurgical excisional procedure). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YOUR doc should: Have told u everything to expect afterward like i always do with my pts ! that is the most common thing afterward , is watery discharge from 2- 10 days that is caused by the dead cells sluffing off after they have been frozen, if the discharge starts to smell or you start to get uterine pain or cramps afterward, you need to call your gyn as rarely u could get an infection afterward. ...Read more
Help! Is it possible to have an orgasm or receive oral sex while recovering from cryosurgery on your cervix?
Yes. Not related. : Cryosurgery is treatment of the cervix for abnormal cells. If you are receiving oral sex, that should not interfere with your healing cervix. It is advised not to have vaginal penetration for 2 to 4 weeks after cryosurgery do not irritate the cervix. Cryosurgery will also not affect your ability to have an orgasm. An orgasm will not affect your surgery or recovery. Keep your follow up Pap tests. ...Read more
Is cryosurgery painful when used for lesions on your cervix? And is it normal to have blackish grey discharge 3 days later?
Had cryosurgery on 10/30 on my cervix I have continued to spot every day since that sex has become very painful to the point of tears dr won't help?
See another doc..: I am sorry to hear of your trouble. Cryosurgery of the cervix done 1 month ago should have healed by now. I am not too concerned about a bit of spotting because the tissue of healing cervix is thin and easily traumatized with intercourse. The severe pain is really concerning as this suggests possible infection/cervicitis or endometritis etc...See you family doc or another gyn doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more
How do I know if I have an infection after having cryosurgery of the cervix? I'm still getting some discharge.
No short ans.: After a cryo procedure you can have watery brown discharge for 4-6 weeks! after 3 weeks it should be less each week. If you have foul odor, then you may have a bacterial infection. Hopefully you were asked about risk for std before the procedure. It is not mandatory to test for std especially if you are over 26 and in a monogamous relationship, but if worried, call your doc. ...Read more
I had cryosurgery 1 week ago on cervix. The discharge has a slight odour only if I put my nose up to it. Is this normal?
Yes: Give it time to heal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Had cervix looked at as follow up from cryosurgery. All was good, except I had cramping and red/brown blood after the exam. Why could this be?
I had my cryosurgery a few days ago. I was told to expect a watery discharge but til now have not experienced any. Is that normal? My doctor only froze my cervix for two minutes, was it suppose to be done longer?
Different protocols: Not everyone has a watery discharge. We warn people about it because it can otherwise be a bit of shock. There are different protocols for freezing the cervix. In my practice, I either use a single freeze that lasts 5 minutes or freeze for 3 minutes, allow it to thaw and then freeze again for 3 minutes. Best wishes! ...Read more
I had sex a week after cryo surgery and i'm on the pill. Does cryosurgery increase the chance of pregnancy? Because of thinning of the cervix?
What happens if I use a tampon for my period 2 and a half weeks after cryosurgery on the cervix? I have really heavy periods and can't use pads
Safe: What you proposed is safe. You may wish to take oral iron supplement and multivitamins to avoid iron deficiency anemia that is common with heavy periods. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
1 week before period I always get brown discharge. I'm on birth control pills, and I've had cryosurgery on my cervix already. Why is it happening stil?
Ct scan with dye after having cryosurgery of cervix due to severe pain. Ruled out appendicitis. Found a hematoma and rounded structure in uterus ?
Postop infection: It sounds as if you may have a postoperative/post procedure infection. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more
What did the doc : Who did the procedure tell you, that is a basic followup instruction that your doc should have told you before or right after doing the procedure, normal time is 3- 10 days at the most and there should be no odor, very surprised your doc did not tell you that to you as that a basic post procedure instruction. ...Read more
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