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How Long Does Bleeding Usually Last After Colposcopy Biopsy
Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...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
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
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
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
When can I have sex & swim in a public pool after my colposcopy that had bleeding complications due to cutting artery at biopsy? Antibiotics for 5days
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Admitted to hospital overnight after colposcopy. Cut artery at biopsy. Massive bleeding. Lots of burning and pack for 24h. Im scared.Will i be alright?
Bleeding: Yes you will be okay. Its very unusual to have this complication. Do you have any history of a bleeding disorder? Also, its unusual to have a colonoscopy at such a young age, i imagine you were have severe symptoms to warrant a colonoscopy. Your doctors will take good care of you and keep a close eye on you. Best of luck getting back to normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colposcopy today with cervical biopsy have significant pain, having trouble walking and sitting cant take nsaids due to allergy minimal bleeding ?
No fun: The pain from a cervical biopsy can be fairly significant after the procedure. I would take tylenol if you have no allergy - try 500 mg every 4 hours tonight. If that has no effect on the pain then you need to go to the ER for pain management. I would recommend calling your GYN in the morning to see what his/her recommendations are. ...Read more
I bleed after sex. I had a colposcopy done and biopsy on my cervix and got told i had abnormal cells. Is this why i bleed or can it be something else?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Colposcopy is the exam of the the genital area with a low power microscope that is mounted so as to make this possible. It is most commonly used to examine and direct biopsies of the cervix when a pap smear is abnormal. The word derives from the greek word for vagina "colpos" and the suffix ...Read more
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