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Bleeding, clump, colposcopy done - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   I had a colposcopy done 1 1/2 weeks ago and was told to expect coffeeground like discharge. I got my period 4 days later and never had my typical bleeding, now I am having more coffee-ground like discharge again 1 1/2 weeks later with a few very large (dime to nickel size) solid clumps of coffee ground -like stuff. What could be causing this?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
User :   also, there is a VERY bad odor\
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   See generally follwing colposcopy there will be soem bleeding minimal which causes such coffe brown discharge
Doctor :   This will occur till the wound heals
Doctor :   Nothing to owrry
Doctor :   * worry
User :   right, but should I still be seeing this a week and a half later?
User :   and in such large clumps
Doctor :   Yes in some cases will last till 15vday s
Doctor :   Adn are prescriped follwup medicines after procedure to control bledding
User :   so I should not worry about the large clumps or the smell?
Doctor :   Smell is fine but large clumps are they bright red
Doctor :   If they are bright red then need to consult an doctor
User :   no, same blackish color and the texture of coffee grounds clumped together
Doctor :   Than its fine
Doctor :   What were the medicines given after procedure and any precautions advised that you didi nit follwo
Doctor :   * follow

User :   no medicine perscribed, doctor made it sound like i would have coffee ground like discharge for a day or two and then would be fine
Doctor :   Ok since you have been having now for more tha week did you call up for the same

User :   did i call my doctor?
Doctor :   Yes

User :   no...kept hoping it would stop. should i call?
Doctor :   I would rather advise if you have same symptoms for two or more days
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   not tonight, thank you
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery, take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   thank you!
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
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