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Doctor insights on: How Long Should You Wait To Have Sex After A Colposcope With Biopsy

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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 to wait to have sex after uterine biopsy?

How long to wait to have sex after uterine biopsy?

Comfort: As soon as you feel comfortable, you may have sex after uterine biopsy. If the biopsy was from cervix, you may experience bleeding. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have sex after a cervical biopsy?

How long do I have to wait to have sex after a cervical biopsy?

A day or two: A biopsy alone does not interfere with your ability to have sex. ...Read more

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After having an endometrial biopsy, how long do I need to wait to have sex?

After having an endometrial biopsy, how long do I need to wait to have sex?

1 week: Your doctor should have gone over this with you....But typically the rule is one week from most procedures, including endometrial biopsies. ...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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If you have a cervical biopsy done can you have sex the same day? And if not how long should you wait?

If you have a cervical biopsy done can you have sex the same day? And if not how long should you wait?

Yes, but: You may have sex the same day, but it is likely to result in bleeding. It would be a good idea to give yourself a week, or at least 3-4 days for the wound at the biopsy site to heal and get covered with epithelium. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex and try to conceive after a cone biopsy?

How long should I wait to have sex and try to conceive after a cone biopsy?

Ask Gyn: Make sure the results are favorable first If this was negative then should wait about 6 weeks. Make sure you feel well first adn your doc approves
Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after a uterine biopsy to have sex?

How long do I have to wait after a uterine biopsy to have sex?

You don't.: Endometrial biopsy is an office procedure not dissimilar from a pap smear, so you may resume sexual activity as soon as you want to. Cervical biopsy is a little more likely to bleed, so avoid sex for a couple of days. ...Read more

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How much time should I wait to have sex after having a colposcopy/biopsy?

How much time should I wait to have sex after having a colposcopy/biopsy?

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

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How long to have sex after a testis biopsy?

How long to have sex after a testis biopsy?

Depends on pain: There is no contraindication to having sex -- although there are two caveats: you may have blood in the semen (ejaculate) -- but, if you don't look, you won't see it; you may have pain in the scrotum or be sensitive. I suppose if you are not too vigorous or bouncy, you should be fine. If there is a suture, you cannot get it wet until they have been removed or it has healed -- so think about that. ...Read more

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I had a cervical biopsy 3 days ago. Can I have intercourse or masturbate? Or do I wait longer?

I had a cervical biopsy 3 days ago. Can I have intercourse or masturbate? Or do I wait longer?

You may bleed: Biopsy site is like a wound, like any wound have to give rest to the area to heal completely, need few more days to heal. Speak to your doctor most likely in your discharge instructions will have limitations on activities including sex ...Read more

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I had a cervical biopsy 3 days ago. My doctor said to wait a couple of days before having intercourse. How long should I be waiting?

Instructions: It is a wise policy to follow your physician's instructions and if you still have further concerns, contact him/her again. ...Read more

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How long after a uterus biopsy can you have sexual intercourse. Some sites say if your not spotting you can have sex and others say 2-3 days or 1 week?

How long after a uterus biopsy can you have sexual intercourse. Some sites say if your not spotting you can have sex and others say 2-3 days or 1 week?

Right away: There's absolutely no harm in having relations right away. The biopsy is very small. You might have had some bleeding from the biopsy anyway, and you might have some bleeding after sex following biopsy. Unless bleeding more than a period, nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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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

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Is it safe to have sex after an uterine biopsy?

1 Week: Your doctor should have gone over this with you....But typically the rule is one week from most procedures, including endometrial biopsies. ...Read more

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Can you have sex the day after biopsy?

Can you have sex the day after biopsy?

See below: Yes but you may have a bit off bleeding afterward. ...Read more

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Psa 6 when to have sex after biopsy?

Psa 6 when to have sex after biopsy?

As soon as you feel: Like it. Remember that your semen may be blood for a few days after biopsy. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more