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Catherine King, a clinical nurse specialist, explains what happens during a cone biopsy and what you should expect after the procedure.
What should you expect if you have been invited for LLETZ treatment, otherwise known as loop excision?
Once you have had LLETZ treatment what can you expect? Is bleeding after normal or should you seek medical help?
How long should you expect to wait before you receive your LLETZ treatment results? Specialist nurse Catherine King answers this and more.
What is colposcopy and what will happen during the procedure? In this short video colposcopy clinical nurse specialist tells us why you might be called for one and what will happen during the procedure.
Find out about the top tips you can follow to prepare you for your cervical screening test.
Learn about possible cervical cancer symptoms from colposcopy specialist Marianne Wood.
Claire outlines early cervical cancer symptoms she experienced.
Sonia noticed an abnormal vaginal discharge and was later diagnosed with cervical cancer
Every year 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, with around 1,000 women dying from the disease. It is the most common cancer in women under 35 in the UK. It’s vital that we spread awareness of this disease, both to prevent it through the national screening programme, but also to look out for the warning signs. The earlier cervical cancer is spotted the better.
Marianne Wood (Colposcopy Clinical Nurse Specialist): Its important to remember that cervical cancer is often symptomless and that’s why it’s so important to attend for your cervical screening tests.
• Bleeding during and after intercourse
• Bleeding between the periods
• Bleeding after the menopause
• Pain during intercourse
• An unusual or unpleasant vaginal discharge
• Pain in the lower back
10881 Published January 2013
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