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Posted by: DJD | 2007/02/27

Cone Biopsy

My girlfriend has been told she has to have a cone biopsy. I'm the concerned type and just wabt to get a bit of background on what the procedure entails, expected discomforts to follow, recovery time. Thanks

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This involves removing a part of the cervix, presumably with abnormal cells. There may be some bleeding for a few days afterwards. Pain should be minimal. The main recovery issue is that she will not be able to have sex for about a month afterwards.

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