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    What causes vaginal bleeding post a colposcopy?

Posted on Mon, 11 Jul 2016 in Women's Health
Question: I had a colposcopy done today and i bleed now like my period. Is this normal also it hurts some ?
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 10 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Not common to bleed

Detailed Answer:
Hello Mam, thanks for trusting health care magic.
If it was just a simple colposcopy then it is not normal to bleed but if they they have taken a biopsy for analysis then mild bleeding is common.
But in case you bleed more than one pad a day then visit your gynecologist for examination.
Avoid sexual activity or douching and in case she has given antibiotics and painkillers then take it as advised without a miss.
All the best
Dr Manisha Jain
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 22 minutes later
She took biopsy.
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Wait for 24 hours

Detailed Answer:
Then just wait till 24 hours and see the amount of bleeding and if it stays same or increases visit your doctor for examination
All the best
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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