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Doctor insights on: Taking Baths After Cryosurgery Wait Time

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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?

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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