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What happens during cold coagulation?

This procedure is usually performed under local anaesthetic and takes only five to ten minutes. Our healthcare team will help you lie on an examination table with your with your legs in padded stirrups. 

They will insert speculum into your vagina to hold it open and allow your consultant to view your cervix. They will spray local anaesthetic on your cervix to numb the area and use a probe to burn away any abnormal cells. 

You should not feel the probe on your cervix, but you may experience discomfort similar to period type pain during the treatment and for a short time after your procedure.

Going home after cold coagulation

You should be able to go home very soon after your procedure. Our healthcare team will give you instructions about any temporary changes you might need to make to your daily activities. Be sure and discuss any follow-up appointment with us before you leave hospital.

Find your nearest hospital that provides this treatment
Brighton  

Warren Road, Brighton, BN2 6DX

01273 624488
Overall rating Good
Bristol  

3 Clifton Hill, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1BN

0117 906 4870
Overall rating Good
Cheltenham  

Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 6SY

01242 246 500
Overall rating Good
Chichester  

78 Broyle Road, Chichester, PO19 6WB

01243 530600
Overall rating Good
Derby  

Rykneld Road, Derby, DE23 4SN

01332 540100
Overall rating Good
Guildford  

Stirling Road, Guildford, GU2 7RF

01483 555805
Overall rating Good
North Staffordshire  

Clayton Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 4DB

01782 625431
Overall rating Good
Plymouth  

Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BG

01752 775861
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Warwickshire  

The Chase, Old Milverton Lane, Leamington Spa, CV32 6RW

Enquiries 0300 131 1400
Switchboard 01926 679571
Overall rating Good
Wessex  

Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2DW

02380 266 377
Overall rating Good
Woking  

Shores Road, Woking, GU21 4BY

01483 227800
Overall rating Good
Wolverhampton  

Wood Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8LE

01902 754 177
Overall rating Good

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