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I'm having watery discharge after my cryosurgery. Is this normal?

I'm having watery discharge after my cryosurgery. Is this normal?

Discharge: The watery discharge is a normal situation after a cryosurgery of the cervix. It usually lasts for a couple of weeks. Your cervix was "frozen" with a machine and is now "thawing." call your doctor if the discharge becomes bloody or foul smelling. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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I had cryosurgery and now I have smelly discharge. Is this normal?

Cryosurgery: The cryotherapy destroys some tissue, and as the tissue peels off or sloughs, there may be a smell. It would be more helpful is you would share what was treated with cryotherapy. ...Read more

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I had cervical cryosurgery 4 weeks ago I'm still expierencing light brownish discharge, is this normal?

I had cervical cryosurgery 4 weeks ago I'm still expierencing light brownish discharge, is this normal?

Brown: color is usually indicative of OLD blood...so if it's not bright red and very light it may in fact still be completely normal post cryosurgery...a simple phone call to your GYN may relieve your mind...why not?? Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is watery discharge normal along with cryosurgery of the cervix?

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

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Is cryosurgery painful when used for lesions on your cervix? And is it normal to have blackish grey discharge 3 days later?

Is cryosurgery painful when used for lesions on your cervix? And is it normal to have blackish grey discharge  3 days later?

No and Yess: Typically cryosurgery is not painful, but causes cramping which may persist for a few hours. The discharge is normal due to necrosis of the frozen tissue. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I had cervical cryotherapy for severe dysplasia four days ago. I am having pelvic pain and the discharge is turning yellow. Is this normal?

I had cervical cryotherapy for severe dysplasia four days ago. I am having pelvic pain and the discharge is turning yellow. Is this normal?

Probably : Cervical cryotherapy causes a very impressive amount of watery discharge that lasts a few weeks. Hopefully you were informed of that before the procedure. ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after cryosurgery?

Discharge: The discharge is a normal situation after an uncomplicated cryosurgery. Your cervis was literally "frozen" and is now "thawing. " this usually last for a couple of weeks depending on the extent of the cryosurgery. Report any unusual situations like a bloody or foul smelling discharge to your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an infection after having cryosurgery of the cervix? I'm still getting some discharge.

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

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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?

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?

Vaginal discharge: Yes you should go back to see your Dr and get checked again. Get a pelvic exam. May be there is some inflammation or infection . Better get examined. ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after getting a cervix cryotherapy?

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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I had cryotherapy on my cervix 4 days ago. I have watery discharge that has an off odour to it but only if I make a point of smelling it. Infection?

Not yet: Cryotherapy causes cervical cells to deteriorate (shed) causing the watery discharge that is seen which lasts for several days. If you still have concerns about infection, go see the MD who did the Cryotherapy. ...Read more

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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?

Yes: Healing may take several weeks. Even though infection is extremely unlikely after cryosurgery to cervix, this should be looked into if the problem persists or becomes worse. Also, you may be due for a period. ...Read more

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Doctor said I have high risk hpv. I had the cryosurgery and now my pap is normal. My husband and I did not use condoms before. Do we have to start now?

Doctor said I have high risk hpv. I had the cryosurgery and now my pap is normal. My husband and I did not use condoms before. Do we have to start now?

No, but..: If your husband was checked by his MD for intra-urethral or other location warts then as long as you both remain in a mutually monogamous relationship there is no need for condoms if he is negative. ...Read more

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Is bleeding after sex after having cryotherapy normal?

Did u call your gyn?: Hopefully you already called your gyn who did the cyro, i assume your gyn told you not to have sex until a couple of days after your discharge is totally gone, you need to see your gyn to make sure the cervix is healing properly and does not have an infection, and no more intercourse until you se your gyn. ...Read more

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Cryotherapy (Definition)

Cervix cryosurgery is a surgical treatment to freeze and destroy abnormal ...Read more