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How Long Is Recovery Time Following A Colposcopy And When Can I Return To Work Full Time
Immediately: A colposcopy is usually done in the office. Its purpose is to look closely at the cervix for abnormal cells. If any abnormalities are seen, a biopsy can be done to rule out precancer or cancer. It's a very quick procedure and shouldn't keep you away from work. If a biopsy is done, spotting is expected for a day or so. This should not prevent you from working either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.?
I was scheduled for a follow up appointment after a colposcopy/ why didn't doctor talk to me in recovery?
Usually quick: It depends, but usually it takes about 10 minutes. Sometimes faster, sometimes a bit longer. ...Read more
Very safe: Colposcopy is simply shining some light and placing some vinegar on the cervix to look for abnormal cells. Some women need a biopsy. These are very small excisions of tissue. A short term side effect would be spotting or bleeding. The biopsies are small and don't affect future fertility. The cervix heals quickly and in a few months one couldn't tell you had a biopsy, if you need one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...Read more
I am weeing quiet a bit i feel as my bladder is full but not much comes out could a colposcopy i had done irritate my bladder heavy feeling on bladd?
Infection: You already have UTI in your list of problems. Perhaps the treatment is not working. ...Read more
At least until...: You get your results. There may be a chemical cautery medication applied to your cervix to help stop bleeding that can get rubbed off and cause new bleeding, make things messy, and potentially cause irritation for either you or your partner. ...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
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