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What to expect after cervical cryotherapy?

What to expect after cervical cryotherapy?

Watery discharge: Cryotherapy is an easy way to remove benign or low-grade lesions off the cervix. The cold acts as an analgesic, pressure is often felt during, & a watery discharge is very common while the freeze melts & the cervix heals. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Cervix Cryosurgery (Definition)

Cryotherapy is a therapeutic modality that uses extreme cold to freeze the cervix in an effort to destroy abnormal cells. It is indiscriminate, killing normal cells along with the abnormal. The length of time it is applied determines the depth of tissue destruction. Because of its imprecision, it has largely been replaced by leep ...Read more


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I will be having cervical cryotherapy next month. What are the potential long-term risks of the procedure?

I will be having cervical cryotherapy next month.  What are the potential long-term risks of the procedure?

Several: However they are unlikely. Cervical incompetence and stenosis are possible risks but not likely. ...Read more

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Is it safe to excersize 15 days after cervical cryotherapy?

Is it safe to excersize 15 days after cervical cryotherapy?

Yes: This is completely safe. You might expect a little bit of bleeding as the cervix is still healing. ...Read more

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It's been 15 days since i had cervical cryotherapy, is it normal that I have been bleeding a little bit?

It's been 15 days since i had cervical cryotherapy,  is it normal that I have been bleeding a little bit?

Yes: After the cryotherapy, the scab formed on the cervix will fall off and you will have a little bit of bleeding. Give the cerivx about 4 weeks to heal before sex and call your doctor and make sure that they know these same facts. ...Read more

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What bad would happen if a scab from post cervical cryotherapy came off?

Bleeding: You could develop bleeding. Otherwise a scab falling of is usually part of normal healing process unless dislodged early which you make more likely to have bleeding. Infection also risk ...Read more

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How long after cervical cryotherapy is it ok to have sex?

How long after cervical cryotherapy is it ok to have sex?

Ask your MD: You need to ask the MD who did the procedure this question as most MD's want to do an exam post procedure to check on healing and ruling out infection before a goo ahead on sexual activity. ...Read more

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I had sex 3 days after cervical cryotherapy do I need to see a doctor?

I had sex 3 days after cervical cryotherapy do I need to see a doctor?

Follow up: Unless you are having problems, then I would have you follow up as scheduled with your doctor. You can probably see your doctor in 2 weeks. If you have pain, bleeding, itching, burning, fever....or any other abnormal symptoms then follow up ASAP ...Read more

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I had cervical cryotherapy for severe dysplasia four days ago. I am having pelvic pain and the discharge is turning yellow. Is this normal?

Probably : Cervical cryotherapy causes a very impressive amount of watery discharge that lasts a few weeks. Hopefully you were informed of that before the procedure. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scionti
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Cryotherapy (Definition)

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