"Cryotherapy" means "cold therapy" and is done by placing a hollow tube called a cryoprobe on the area of dysplasia. The probe has liquid nitrogren circulating through it, which freezes the tissues. Cryotherapy is not used as often as it used to be, due to less control over the depth of the treatment. However, it can be effective for small areas of mild or moderate dysplasia.
Expect: possible cramping during the procedure; watery discharge for several weeks following.
Follow up with Pap Tests and Colposcopy
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