If the cautery was done correctly, you will not have to expect any complications after treatment of cervical erosion, or ectopia. However, in some cases, when it is carried out too rough, or when it is made by a careless or inexperienced specialist, complications are possible. To avoid this, conduct the therapy only with a doctor you trust and whose qualifications are not in doubt. Regardless of the particular method, there may be immediately after cauterization of erosion or pseudo erosion for 1-2 days. This is normal, so such a symptom should not make you worry. Sometimes it happens that the treatment worked out well, but after a while the woman is still facing the consequences of cauterization of cervical erosion. This may be its scarring, imperforation of the cervical canal, or the inflammation because of the infection in the wound.
In addition, the following consequences can occur:
- watery discharge, which may last 2 to 4 weeks;
- scars. It is not desirable, especially for nulliparous women. The appearance of scarsis quite rare with modern and professional treatment. Therefore, carefully choose the clinic and the doctor.
relapse. This is possible, and it can have no connection with the previous treatment, because there are many different causes of the erosion. There are no other serious consequences. Are you going to treat erosion? Then remember that the key to success is determined not only by the professionalism of the doctor, but your patient obeying the recommendations. If the doctor says to observe the sexual rest – so it’s a must; if you are prescribed physiotherapy – do not be too lazy and do it. In this case, you will get rid of erosion and not acquire new diseases.