hi all, I had an urgent colposcopy and pinch biopsy yesterday, because it was all rushed, I didn't have time to think about what questions I might have wanted to ask etc. The procedure and biopsy was pretty much pain free until towards the end when I started experiencing awful cramping, like bad menstruation cramps, I mentioned this to the doctor carrying out the procedure and she said that mild cramping was normal, she gave me a pamphlet and told me to abstain from sex for 4 days and to expect some dishcharge for up to a week and that sometimes people can get mild cramping. It's now over 24 hours since I had the procedure and the cramping is NOT mild, it is like really bad menstruation pain. It does ease with paracetamol and codeine and Brufen, however as soon as they start to wear off the cramping gets quite severe again. I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this following a colposcopy and pinch biopsy as everywhere I read I just see people saying they were fine and back to normal in a few hours??