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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

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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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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I had a colposcopy done with biopsies taken a week ago. I'm still bleeding;; especially heavily in the past two days. Is this normal?

I had a colposcopy done with biopsies taken a week ago. I'm still bleeding;; especially heavily in the past two days. Is this normal?

Family practice: Was there bleeding before the bx. What was found. You need to f/u with your dr. Some bleeding is expected but sounds like you have more than you should have. ...Read more

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I had bleeding, pain & a large sac of skin with a small hole at the top fall out about 6 days after a colposcopy & biopsy, what could this be ?

I had bleeding, pain & a large sac of skin with a small hole at the top fall out about 6 days after a colposcopy & biopsy, what could this be ?

Tissue?: Colposcopy is the gold standard diagnostic tool for diagnosing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia following abnormal cytology (abnormal pap). Simple language The GYN uses different solutions and light to examine the all areas of the cervix to check for abnormal tissue. Biopsies of cells are taken. Your sx could be normal s/e of the procedure. Contact the Gyn who performed the procedure to review. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding after colposcopy and cervical biopsy, what to do?

Normal: It is normal to have some bleeding after the procedure however if you have any concerns or the bleeding seems excessive its best to call the surgeon ...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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What can go wrong after colposcopy, biopsy, & cauterazation to cause severe pain 2 days post colposcopy? I shed the plug, now have watery bleeding

What can go wrong after colposcopy, biopsy, & cauterazation to cause severe pain 2 days post colposcopy? I shed the plug, now have watery bleeding

Check with surgeon: Cervical injury (surgery) is painful once the anesthetic wears off. The surgical wound is still fresh and some bleeding or spotting may be expected. Anything mor disturbing to you requires follow up with the surgeon who did the procedure ...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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more