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When can I return to work after having a loop diathermy?

Soon: Almost immediately, I have patients who return to work the same day it is done. Many will take the next day off, but you should be able to go back shortly thereafter. ...Read more

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Loop diathermy was scheduled, is it anything to worry about?

Loop diathermy was scheduled, is it anything to worry about?

No: This is a relatively simple procedure that treats a variety of problems. The side effects are minimal, as is any pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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I had a loop diathermy on 4th march... I thought i healed fully and had sexual inter course on friday and yesterday and today I have been feelin terri?

See provider: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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When can I do sex after the cervical diathermy ?

Ask your doctor: You should ask the doctor who performed the procedure on you. ...Read more

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I had a loop diathermy excision , it's been bleeding for more than a week now. Problem?

I had a loop diathermy excision , it's been bleeding for more than a week now. Problem?

Varies: Some bleeding will occur for a week to ten days in most. It should be less than a period and not associated with pain. Anything more than this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How long do you bleed after a diathermy to the cervix?

How long do you bleed after a diathermy to the cervix?

Varies: Some bleeding will occur for a week to ten days in most. It should be less than a period and not associated with pain. Anything more than this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I have discharge 4 weeks after diathermy to cervix?

Healing: A mucus discharge as part of the healing process can continue for 4-6 weeks. ...Read more