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Dr. Stephen Scionti
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Cryotherapy (Definition)

Cervix cryosurgery is a surgical treatment to freeze and destroy abnormal ...Read more


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When can a newborn have their first bath? Is there a certian amount of time you should wait after the birth?

When can a newborn have their first bath? Is there a certian amount of time you should wait after the birth?

When cord separates: In general a sponge bath is all baby needs in the begining. Try to keep umbilical cord dry. May use alcohol to keep base from getting infected or moist. After cord separates-then can give infant a bath. Don't bathe more than 2x/wk or will dry our skin. ...Read more

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How many times can cryosurgery be used on cervical cancer?

How many times can cryosurgery be used on cervical cancer?

Never: Cryosurgery is never used on invasive cervical cancer. It is sometimes used on cervical dysplasia. It would typically not be used more than one series of treatments. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have sexual intercourse after cryosurgery?

How long do I have to wait to have sexual intercourse after cryosurgery?

2-4 weeks: Your doctor should have gone over this with you....But typically the rule is anywhere from 2-4 weeks, depending on the amount and depth of the procedure. ...Read more

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12w pregnant had a mild abnormal pap smear can this harm the baby? Can I wait after birth to have cryosurgery?

12w pregnant had a mild abnormal pap smear can this harm the baby? Can I wait after birth to have cryosurgery?

Abnormal Paps: will not harm your baby, but it may complicate the delivery process or timing of it if you have advanced abnormal pathology, i.e. if the dysplasia is higher stage and involves more cervix. Please consult with your OBGYN provider about this issue at the next prenatal visit. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I've done twice cryosurgery in a year period of time. Should've done leep instead? I have low grade dysplasia (hpv strain 33) i'm 33 y/o with 2 kids.

I've done twice cryosurgery in a year period of time. Should've done leep instead? I have low grade dysplasia (hpv strain 33) i'm 33 y/o with 2 kids.

Chinese Medicine: At this point can be immensely helpful as their methods stimulate self healing. That is my suggestion I have had consistently good results with chinese medicine and acupuncture. ...Read more

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How long should I wait until trying to conceive after cryotherapy?

How long should I wait until trying to conceive after cryotherapy?

No reason to wait: There is no reason to delay attempts at conception, unless for some reason the doc who did the cryo suggests otherwise. At most, I see no need to wait more than a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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What happens if you have sex before the 2 week wait after cryotherapy?

What happens if you have sex before the 2 week wait after cryotherapy?

Infection/bleeding: We advise women to avoid any vaginal manipulation for 2 weeks to avoid infections and bleeding. ...Read more

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If i do vgnal wart removal with cryotherapy, will i able to work the next day? Hw many time should it be done?

If i do vgnal wart removal with cryotherapy, will i able to work the next day? Hw many time should it be done?

AvoidCry-o-therapy: You may be uncomfortable for a couple of days, especially if you have a desk job (or you're a professional cyclist, or ride bulls). You might wanna chill for two days then see how you feel. It won't kill you to work, but it won't be fun. Just check it out for yourself by sitting for a while and see how it goes. Be sure to keep the area clean. They might give you an ointment to use. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to swim after a cryotherapy? I had a cryotherapy 2 months ago but not sure if I can do exercise in the swiming pool.

Need more info: What area of the body received cryotx—skin lesion(s), cervix? Need this info to better answer your question. Skin lesions should be healed after 2 months. If cervix, contact doc who did procedure to ask this question. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to conceive after cervical cryotherapy?

How long should you wait to conceive after cervical cryotherapy?

3 months: Generally, it is recommended to wait 3 months unless there were complications such as a secondary infection of the cervix or failure to heal properly. You need to ask your GYN MD surgeon this question who performed the cryo for accuracy in your specific instance. ...Read more

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How much time after cryocautery, or freezing of the cervix, does the cramping last?

How much time after cryocautery, or freezing of the cervix, does the cramping last?

About 1 to 2 hours: Cramping usually stops within 30 minutes to one hour .after the procedure, but may last up to 2 hours depending upon whether a two freeze technique was used or not. ...Read more

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What is the probability of getting pregnant if you have had cryotherapy of the cervix 3 times?

Still pretty good: The chance of cryotherapy decreasing your chance of getting pregnant is very low. It's still very likely your chance of pregnancy is good. If you're concerned, talk with an infertility specialist about intrauterine insemination: that bypasses the cervix, and any possible negative impact of the cryotherapy. ...Read more

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3rd time cryotherapy on common wart. All skin fell off and now just deep dark red skin. Is wart gone? Should I keep applying salacidic acid??

3rd time cryotherapy on common wart. All skin fell off and now just deep dark red skin. Is wart gone? Should I keep applying salacidic acid??

Stop the acid: If it looks like the wart is gone, stop applying anything to the area and let it heal. If it comes back, you can resume the treatment. Let it heal before you create a larger wound from the acid. ...Read more

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I had an abnormal pap with HPV two years ago. After a repeat pap, had cryotherapy. I had a pap two months ago that came back normal but the HPV is back. I was pregnant at the time (have miscarried since then.) Could the pregnancy trigger the recurrenc

I had an abnormal pap with HPV two years ago.  After a repeat pap, had cryotherapy.  I had a pap two months ago that came back normal but the HPV is back.  I was pregnant at the time (have miscarried since then.)  Could the pregnancy trigger the recurrenc

Here are some ...: Regardless of treatment, HPV has been known resistant to treatment with potential odd to recur as high as 50%. For more detail, it would be most logical to direct the like question to your treating Doc for timely professional counseling. Online inquiry may not suffice to address your concern in 400-letter space. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How times per day should I give my baby a bath?

How times per day should I give my baby a bath?

Every 2-3 days: Babies dont need daily baths. They dont produce body odor likes adult. Once every 2-3 days is fine. ...Read more

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