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How long after colposcopic biopsy can you have intercourse?

How long after colposcopic biopsy can you have intercourse?

3 weeks: I usually recommend 3 weeks to my patients. It is not because it will be painful but to avoid disturbing the healing so there will be no unnecessary bleeding or infection. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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When after colposcopy and biopsy can you have intercourse?

When after colposcopy and biopsy can you have intercourse?

Your doc should: Have already told u that before you left the offcie after you had the colposcopy, i tell my pts wait for 2 days after the discharge stop, I use a newer method with a brush instead of taking an actual piece hurts less and has less bleeding. ...Read more

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I had a colposcopy yesterday and biopsies taken, I wasn't informed to not have sexual intercourse and did this evening and had a lot of bleeding ?

I had a colposcopy yesterday and biopsies taken, I wasn't informed to not have sexual intercourse and did this evening and had a lot of bleeding ?

Sex after colpo: First off. After colpo with bio nothing should go into your vagina for at least 7 days. Given that you were not told what you likely experienced was old blood from the biopsies and possibly minor bleeding as a result of penile penetration. Did you use a condom? I would nor be too worried if you don't continue to bleed. Probably best to contact the doctor regardless. Good luck ...Read more

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How long does bleeding usually last after colposcopy biopsy?

How long does bleeding usually last after colposcopy biopsy?

Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding usually last after a colposcopy with a biopsy?

How long does bleeding usually last after a colposcopy with a biopsy?

Less than a day: Usually it is very light and less than a day. It helps to rest if you are having more bleeding and contact your doctor. ...Read more

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How long will i bleed after an endometrial biopsy and colposcopy?

How long will i bleed after an endometrial biopsy and colposcopy?

May be a couple of: Days. Most biopsy sites should not bleed for more that a day or two. However, spotting may last longer depending on the reason for the biopsy. It would be prudent to ask your doctor who has more information about your health. ...Read more

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How long after a colposcopy biopsy should I wait to have sex? Its been 6 days since then

How long after a colposcopy biopsy should I wait to have sex? Its been 6 days since then

Should be ok now: There are small sore spots on your cervix from the biopsies that should have healed by now. It's unlikely that you will re-open the sores and cause bleeding. Unfortunately, you may have some yucky discharge from the chemical we use on the biopsy spots, but that's about it. Even if you do have some light bleeding or spotting, it's not dangerous, just wait another week before trying again. ...Read more

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I have had a colposcopy done almost 3 weeks ago and they took 3 biopsies of my cervix, how long does it usually take for the results?

I have had a colposcopy done almost 3 weeks ago and they took 3 biopsies of my cervix, how long does it usually take for the results?

1 week: Depending on the location of the practice and the lab used, it should be no longer that one to two weeks to get back a biopsy report. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have had a colposcopy done almost 3 weeks ago and they took 3 biopsies of my cervix. How long does it usually take for the results?

Depends on lab: The results can sometimes take up to a few weeks to get back. Our results usually take 7-10 days, but it's different everywhere. I would call your clinic and "remind" them you are still awaiting results. ...Read more

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Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?

Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?

Colposcopy discharge: We often will use silver nitrate or something call Monsell's solution, which is a brownish paste, to stop the bleeding from the biopsy. You may see this discharge for up to about a week. ...Read more

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Are there any long term risks with a colposcopy and biopsy like ability to carry a pregnancy full term in the future or anything else.?

No: Colposcopy alone or with biopsy will have no impact on future reproductive problems. Procedures deemed necessary as a result of information obtained from the colpo might have some impact. ...Read more

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Does either a colposcopy or biopsy hurt?

A little: Colposcopy may cause a little discomfort associated with insertion of a speculum. Biopsy may be associated with some pain depending on your sensitivity. Please discuss your concerns with the doctor who will be performing the procedure so that s/he may take proper steps to reduce discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the next steps after a colposcopy which resulted in a biopsy?

Treat or monitor: After your biopsy results are in, your doctor will let you know if you need treatment to remove abnormal cells or if it is best to give your body time to take care of them. Either way, it is very important to follow up with regular pap smears according to the schedule your doc provides. ...Read more

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Should i avoid intercourse after having a colposcopy done ?

Depends: Colposcopy is the process of examining the cervix with a special microscope after an abnormal pap smear. If biopsies were taken, then yes, you should avoid intercourse until the sites heal. If no biopsies were taken, then intercourse should be fine. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a colposcopy and and small biopsy done with it?

Minimal: Colposcopy is putting viegar and rthe cervix and looking with a magnifying scope. The biopsy takes a small piece of the cervix. It can bleed a liitle. Rarley anything bad happens. ...Read more

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What can go wrong after colposcopy, biopsy, then cauterazation, that would cause so much pain?

Need more info: This complaint can be a marker for something serious. Please consult with the physician who did your colonoscopy to get an answer to your question and do it NOW!. ...Read more

Dr. Kenneth Crabb
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Colposcopy (Definition)

It's VERY important to get a colposcopy if your pap is abnormal. A colposcopy is a speculum exam where special stains and magnifying lenses are used to look for pre-cancers on your cervix. If there are abnormalities, your GYN will take a biopsy, which ...Read more