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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...Read more
Varies: From a few hours to a fwe days. ...Read more
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
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
I had a colposcopy biopsy done a week ago and not really sure how long to leave it before i can have sex ?
Colposcopy: If you did not have biopsies, you do not have to wait. If you did have biopsies, 2-3 days. ...Read more
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?
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
Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?
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.?
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
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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