Polyps are small growths in the cervix that are almost
always due to
an infection in the cervical glands and may have been present
for many years. Cervical polypectomy is the surgical removal
of these polyps. This treatment
takes place in the outpatient clinic.
Polyps can tend to recur so Mr Thonet often
also performs a cervical
at the same time.
Polypectomy followed by cryocautery often results
in quite a heavy watery
discharge for about two weeks while the cervix heals, which
Mr Thonet can
discuss with you at a consultation. Ideally you should avoid
after the procedure and avoid sexual intercourse for approximately
while the cervix heals.
Mr Thonet can discuss the exact nature of your
treatment, including procedure
details, recovery times and any possible side-effects at a
consultation. This will reflect your exact circumstances and
needs. The information included here is provided for general
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