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Cold Knife Cone Biopsy

A cold knife cone biopsy is generally performed when a vaginal wart or genital wart is present. Another name for cervical conization. This procedure obtains a large sample of the abnormal tissue from the cervix for further examination to diagnose precancerous changes or to treat cancer. It can be performed only in the hospital under general anesthesia. A cold knife cone biopsy is generally performed when a vaginal wart or genital wart is present.

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Cold Knife Cone Biopsy

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Vaginal Wart, Genital Wart

After the procedure cramping, discomfort, and bleeding are possible. The patients should avoid sexual intercourse and douching for 4 to 6 weeks. There is a risk of infection, scarring, and extensive bleeding after the operation, it may also cause problems with a later pregnancy. A cold knife cone biopsy is generally performed when a vaginal wart or genital wart is present.

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