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Anyone with experience of vulval biopsy??

(5 Posts)
norksinmywaistband Sat 26-Sep-09 09:33:36

I had to have one yesterday, to confirm diagnosis of lichen sclorosis. They took 2 biopsies one stitched the other they used silver nitrate.
I have been quite sore and so decided to have a look - OMG I have a gaping hole in my labia, i look worse than after giving birth and had very large episitotomy then.
I know it is only 24 hours but omg, I think I am in shock tbh as didn't know the biopsy was even planned went for consultant appointment and came out with a mutilated fanjo.

anyone got any idea how this will take to heal?

ihatethecold Sat 26-Sep-09 12:53:26

OMG you poor thing, that cant have been pleasent, hope everything is ok for you

PurpleLostPrincess Sun 27-Sep-09 10:36:23

My mum has Lichen Sclorosis, her mum had cancer of the vulva, I'll ask if she knows anything ((hugs))

norksinmywaistband Sun 27-Sep-09 10:48:43

Thanks. I am a lot less uncomfortable now, still bleeding a bit though, and hoping it all starts to heal soon.

sooz28 Mon 28-Sep-09 17:34:19

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