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Cervical Cryosurgery
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Cervical Cryosurgery Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have this procedure, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Dizziness, fainting, hot flashes (during or immediately after the procedure)
  • Cramping (during the procedure)
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Scarring or narrowing of the cervical opening

There are factors that may put you at risk for complications during this procedure:

  • Undiagnosed infection
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity

Call Your Doctor

After arriving home, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vaginal bleeding other than light spotting, especially if it saturates more than one pad per hour
  • Any foul-smelling vaginal discharge
  • Continued pain or cramping not relieved by over-the-counter pain medicines

In case of an emergency, CALL 911immediately.



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