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Sex Colposcopy Biopsy
HPV: Abstinence or new boyfriend might be worth consideration. ...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
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
My doctor told me to wait 2 weeks for sex after a colposcopy with biopsy but on healthtap it says 1-3 days. Did he do something wrong?
I had sex the day after colposcopy biopsy. I've had mild cramping some days since then (about 1 week). Should I be concerned or call my gyno?
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
I had a colposcopy biopsy done a week ago and not really sure how long to leave it before I can have sex?
Colposcopy: If you did not have biopsies, you do not have to wait. If you did have biopsies, 2-3 days. ...Read more
had a colposcopy with a biopsy done last Wed I had minimal spotting that lasted only for that day had sex Satuday with no spotting, now fishy odor?
Please consult this site for the "fishy odor"
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/vaginal-odor/basics/definition/SYM-20050664 ...Read more
Not designed for sex: There are billions of bacteria coming down into the anal-rectal area all day long... such as E. coli, Klebsiella, and all sorts of other species. Scientists say there are more bacteria in the intestinal tract than there are human cells in our entire body (we are outnumbered). To stay safe, an anus should be reserved for the activity it was designed for, just pooping. ...Read more
Not adversely: This will not be a problem at all. The procedure is often life-saving. ...Read more
Wednesday I had a colposcopy without biopsy. Today is Saturday, and the 2 times I had sex with my boyfriend I have a terribly disgusting fish odor.?
I had a colposcopy with a biopsy yesterday 5/20/15. I was unaware that if I had the biopsy I will have to hold off on sex until after a few days. I have had no bleeding no discharge. Is this a sign the site improved fast and would I be able to have sex o
Colposcopy: I believe most doctors suggest waiting one week after a cervical biopsy. ...Read more
2nd abnormal pap resulting in colposcopy, biopsy, cuterege. My husband and I had sex the night before pap w/ condom, did I cause unnecessary testing?
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
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 bw somerhing else?
Possibly related: This question needs to be discussed with your gyn dr. ...Read more
How soon after colposcopy biopsy can I have sex? The gyn took some samples from cervix with forceps.
I will be having a colposcopy/biopsy precedure in 6 days. I finished taking anti fungi which inserted in vagina. So can I have sex?
I am 16 weeks pregnant and had a biopsy done at my colposcopy on the 12th of Sept. And today is the 16th. My doctor told me no sex for a month. Why?
Colposcopy & biopsy nov17 no periods since waiting on results. Pelvic pain. & tender. Discomfort during sex. Fatigue. Bladder always feels full.
Schedule follow up: Cervical colposcopy and biopsy result should be available within a few days of the procedure. If you have been waiting over 3 months it is time to follow up. These symptoms that you mention are not likely to be related to this procedure so a follow visit with a gynecologist is warranted ...Read more
Had a colposcopy and three cervical biopsys 11 days ago, Dr said to wait 14 days to have sex. Can I have sex tonight? No bleeding just some discharge
Your call: It's unlikely that this will interfere with the healing process which is well-underway. There's little science here. However, just on the principle of "following your physician's advice", perhaps you and your partner can think of something other than intercourse that would be as much or more fun for the next few days. It's an excuse to explore together. Best wishes. ...Read more
A little: Colposcopy may cause a little discomfort associated with insertion of a speculum. Biopsy may be associated with some pain depending on your sensitivity. Please discuss your concerns with the doctor who will be performing the procedure so that s/he may take proper steps to reduce discomfort. ...Read more
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
Treat or monitor: After your biopsy results are in, your doctor will let you know if you need treatment to remove abnormal cells or if it is best to give your body time to take care of them. Either way, it is very important to follow up with regular pap smears according to the schedule your doc provides. ...Read more
What is the significance of p-63 being present in a colposcopy biopsy without p-16 being expressed?
Not much: This is still experimental and has actually generated little interest. I'm glad that p16 was not expressed which suggests a relatively non-aggressive lesion. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on who is doing it. Neither should be the source of anything more than minimal discomfort at most. An iud insertion may cause some menstrual-like cramping - take Motrin 800 mg before going to your appointement. The colposcopy might cause a pinching feeling, but in my experience most patients feel nothing. ...Read more
Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...Read more