In the last few years I have been having moderate to heavy bleeding during and after sex. After seeing two separate doctors, I was told that the blood vessels that should be on the inside of my cervix, are on the outside (I believe this is called Cervical Ectropion?) Both doctors have told me that I pretty much either have to 1) have a baby or 2) just live with it. This is very disturbing to me because it is not feasible to have sex when I will bleed the majority of the time. I was wondering if anyone else has had experience with this type of illness and if their doctors have told them anything different? I have had every treatment available aside from radical surgery. If anyone has any experience, any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Cervical ectropion presents with bleeding after intercourse and may be caused by trauma,estrogen excess,oral contraceptive use or sexually transmitted infections.The condition may go away on its own but if it does not then heat cautery or freezing can be done but the condition may reocurr again as cell changes occur.
You can discuss with the Gynaecologist regarding the severity and then opt for the treatment accordingly.
I had a Cervical ectropion and underwent a diathermy to remove it due to bleeding after sex and deep pain during and after sex. They frozed me with lidnocaine (injections in and around the cervix) this part for me was painful but the diathermy didnt hurt one bit. I also have endometriosis & fibromyalgia so today im in agony (probably due to tensing). Can anyone tell me if this amount of pain is normal. As by lower back and pelvis feels like its been crushed. Im been told not to: have sexual intercourse for 4 weeks, not to use tampons, not to swim, and no vigorous exercise for 2 weeks, do not use scented products in or around the vaginal area.
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