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How long is recovery time following a colposcopy and when can I return to work full time?

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 more

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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


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I was scheduled for a follow up appointment after a colposcopy/ why didn't doctor talk to me in recovery?

Need results: During colposcopy, abnormal tissue is removed and then sent to lab.. So the results are not immediately available. ...Read more

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I had a colposcopy a few years ago and I was wondering does that have any affect on getting pregnant or having a full term pregnancy?

I had a colposcopy a few years ago and I was wondering does that have any affect on getting pregnant or having a full term pregnancy?

None: A colposcopy is a procedure that is performed after an abnormal pap test and is simply done to look at the cervix more closely in an attempt to spot abnormal cervical cells. Colposcopy by itself should have no impact on your fertility. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

No: Colposcopy alone or with biopsy will have no impact on future reproductive problems. Procedures deemed necessary as a result of information obtained from the colpo might have some impact. ...Read more

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I have rectum bleeding mixed in stool its soft i had no constipation colposcopy done no problem with hemorrhoids found now will have full colposcopy?

I have rectum bleeding mixed in stool its soft i had no constipation colposcopy done no problem with hemorrhoids found now will have full colposcopy?

Warm bath epsom salt: Hemorrhoids - swollen anal veins - are the most common disease of humans. They are not dangerous, but can swell, bleed and cause discomfort or pain. . Home treatment is warm baths with epson salts and creams like a;d or anusol. Do have your colposcopy. But also see a doctor. They can be treated in the office with rubber band ligating or coagulation. An operation is occ. Indicated. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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I have rectum bleeding not constipated it hurts when i make bowel movements my stool is soft a colposcopy was done no thyroids getting full colposcopy?

I have rectum bleeding not constipated it hurts when i make bowel movements my stool is soft a colposcopy was done no thyroids getting full colposcopy?

Maybe a fissure: Hemorrhoids - swollen anal veins - can cause bleeding and discomfort. However, more likely, a small anal tear - an anal fissure - is causing anal pain and bleeding with bm's. Do see a doctor for an anal exam. Treatment is keeping your stool very soft (stool softener pills - like colace), and warm baths with epsom salts. Almost all fissures heal but it may take several weeks. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Cost of colposcopy?

Ask your doc: Or planned parenthood clinic, the price can really vary depending on who does it and what state and there will also be a charge from the patholgy lab. ...Read more

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What is a colposcopy like?

What is a colposcopy like?

Preventing Cancer: 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 is uncomfortable, but lasts ...Read more

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