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Does cauterization of the cervix hurt?

By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/27/2022

Cauterization is a simple process that is done in the gynecologist's office. In some cases and depending on the type of cauterization, local or general anesthesia will be used to prevent the process may cause some pain in the patient. However, it is usually a painless and quick process.

After the treatment and until complete healing, it is possible that the woman may have minor discomfort.

 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.