Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Health A-Z

Medical Content Created by the Faculty of the
Harvard Medical School

Do I Need To Do Anything After?

You can return to work or normal activities right away. If you're bleeding, use sanitary pads, not tampons, for the first day after your procedure. If you had a biopsy, your doctor might also advise you to wait a day or two before having intercourse because it can cause some extra bleeding. Call your doctor if you have bleeding with clots, unusual vaginal odor, fever, or pelvic pain.

From Health A-Z, Harvard Health Publications. Copyright 2007 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved. Written permission is required to reproduce, in any manner, in whole or in part, the material contained herein. To make a reprint request, contact Harvard Health Publications. Used with permission of StayWell.

You can find more great health information on the Harvard Health Publications website.