Does conization affect pregnancy?

Does conization affect pregnancy?

Conclusion: Women with a short conization-to-pregnancy interval are at increased risk for preterm birth. Women of reproductive age who must have a conization procedure can be counseled that conceiving within 2 to 3 months of the procedure may be associated with an increased risk of preterm birth.

Can I carry a baby after a cone biopsy?

After a cone biopsy there is a very small chance that the cervix can narrow. This is called cervical stenosis. The cervix might become so tightly closed that sperm can’t get in. If this happened, you wouldn’t be able to get pregnant naturally.

Does a cone biopsy affect fertility?

While a cone biopsy doesn’t usually affect your ability to conceive, the procedure can occasionally lead to problems with miscarriage.

Can I get pregnant after a biopsy?

The cervix might become so tightly closed that sperm can’t get inside thus preventing you from getting pregnant. If you’re having periods after a cone biopsy then you have not got complete cervical stenosis and in that case, sperms can get in and you can be pregnant.

Can biopsy affect pregnancy?

Women with high-grade abnormalities should talk through their options with their doctor first. This is because some treatments can complicate a pregnancy. Cone biopsies and LEEP/LLETZ weaken the cervix so there is a small risk of premature birth, miscarriage and difficulty during labour.

What are the side effects of a cone biopsy?

Risks of cone biopsy

  • Bleeding. About 85 in 100 (85%) people experience bleeding after this type of treatment.
  • Pain.
  • Changes to vaginal discharge.
  • Premature birth or late miscarriage.
  • Other possible risks of treatment.
  • Impact on your feelings.
  • Sex and relationships.

Is it harder to get pregnant after LLETZ?

Treatment for CIN / CGIN should not affect a woman’s ability to get pregnant in the future. Women who have had a cone biopsy or LLETZ are at slightly greater risk of miscarriage and premature labour, before 37 weeks, because of their weakened cervix. A cone biopsy poses a greater risk than LLETZ treatment.

How long after LLETZ can you get pregnant?

He normally recommends a minimum of three months before trying for a pregnancy following a LLETZ treatment to ensure the cervix is fully healed. Mr John Butler advises that patients should wait for the results from the LLETZ to make sure no further treatment is needed.

Does LLETZ increase miscarriage?

Women who had have a cone biopsy or a LLETZ procedure, or any other procedure that involves the removal of cells from the cervix before pregnancy, are at higher risk of having a late miscarriage or premature birth (before 37 weeks).