What happens later at home?
For 1 to 2 days after a cervical biopsy, a woman may have a small amount of
pinkish discharge from the vagina. For 2 to 3 days afterwards, she should
avoid sexual intercourse, douches, and tampons.
What are the potential complications after the procedure?
A woman may experience minor bleeding after a cervical biopsy. Other potential
complications include heavier vaginal bleeding, infection, or allergic reaction to the iodine used
in the procedure. Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the