Cervix surgery; Cryosurgery - female
You can resume almost all of your normal activities right after surgery. You may need to avoid sexual intercourse, as well as using tampons for several weeks. For 2 - 3 weeks after the surgery, you will have a lot of watery discharge caused by the shedding (sloughing) of the dead cervical tissue.
You should never douche, whether you have this condition or not, because douching can cause severe infections in the uterus and tubes.
You might feel light-headed right after the procedure. If this happens, lie down flat on the examination table so that you do not faint. This feeling should go away in a few minutes.
ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 99: management of abnormal cervical cytology and histology. Obstet Gynecol. 2008;112:1419-1444.
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