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Cervical Cone Biopsy, Caring for Yourself at Home (Includes LEEP Procedure) (5493)

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Cervical Cone Biopsy, Caring for Yourself at Home
(Includes LEEP Procedure)

The goal of a cone biopsy is to remove
enough cervical tissue (a cone shaped piece)
so no abnormal cells are left. The cone-
shaped piece of tissue is then studied in the
lab to see if there are pre-cancer or cancer

What to expect after the procedure
ξ The amount of bleeding varies but
should not exceed your normal
menstrual flow. You may notice a
temporary increased flow 7 to 10 days
ξ You should use sanitary pads (no
tampons), until you have been
rechecked by your doctor.

ξ Do not douche, or have vaginal
intercourse until your doctor tells you.
ξ Avoid sex for 4 weeks after procedure.
When to call your doctor
ξ Vaginal bleeding more than your normal
menstrual flow.
ξ Lower stomach pain that is not relieved
by ibuprofen or Tylenol .
ξ Fever of 100.4 θ F or higher. Take your
temperature twice a day for 5 days.
ξ Any severe cramping with your next
menstrual period.
ξ Any foul smelling odor from the vagina.

Phone Numbers
If you have any questions or problems once
you are home, please call your doctor or

ξ UW Health West OB/GYN Clinic
451 Junction Rd
Madison WI 53717
(608) 265-7601

ξ OB/GYN Clinic
20 S. Park, Suite 307
Madison, WI 53715
(608) 287-2830

ξ UW Health Benign Gynecology
600 Highland Ave
Madison WI 53792
(608) 263-6240

ξ UW Health Gynecology/Oncology
600 Highland Ave
Madison WI 53792
(608) 263-1548

ξ Union Corners
2402 Winnebago St.
Madison, WI 53740
(608) 287-2830

ξ UW Arboretum OB/GYN Clinic
1102 S. Park Street
Madison, WI 53715
(608) 287-5898

ξ West Towne
7102 Mineral Point Rd.
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 828-7610

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