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  • Your healthcare provider will inform you about your lab test results and advise next follow up (if needed).

  • You may have a little spotting for a few days or some period cramps. You may also have brown discharge which is part of the healing process and can take up to 4 weeks. Otherwise, you can return to your normal daily activities.


  • It is normal for a patient to have acidic/sour odor for a few days after the procedure. They may have the discharge for up to 2 weeks. But, if the discharge has a smelly or fishy odor, you probably have an infection and need to see the doctor to be treated for the same.


  • For a month, please do not insert anything into the vagina so the cervix can heal. Hence, please:

- Do not have sex
- Do not use tampons
- Do not douche
- Do not swim/do water activities


  • Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms:

- Heavy vaginal bleeding (using more than one sanitary pad per hour)
- Severe lower abdominal pain
- Foul smelling discharge from vagina
- Fever
- Chills

What to know before your follow-up appointment?

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