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Bloating after leep procedure

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Prob Not related : During a leep procedure a very small area of tissue (usually about 1 cm) is removed from the top layer of the cervix. This would not cause bloating. T... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
Anti-Aging Medicine 29 years experience
LEEP discharge ...: is typically a blood-tinged watery discharge without odor. It also tends to decrease in volume over the next few days after the procedure. If the di... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Linanswered
Gynecologic Oncology 14 years experience
Depends on several: parameters - is this being done in office or surgery center/OR with anesthesia, is there local anesthesia (paracervical block or otherwise), will the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugo Ribot
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Easy to recover from: A leep procedure is typically done in an office setting under local anesthesia. Placed properly, the local anesthetic makes this a completely painles... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 weeks: A LEEP will have completely healed off after about 6 weeks. After that time period it would be safe to connive.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Its ok: LEEPs are tolerated very well in the office. Your doctor will use a speculum just as they did with the pap smear. They will clean and numb the cervi... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
LSIL?: This suggests your pap smear showed mild dysplasia, also called LSIL (low grade squamous intra-epithelial lesion) -- or, if you have had a biopsy, CIN... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia McNally
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Wait unless cancer: Unless your OB has a high suspicion for cancer, I would avoid LEEP until after you deliver. Cancer in a 23yo is extremely rare. Most likely, you have ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
If you just had a : Leep your doctor should have told you everything to expect post op like a brown discharge, heavy bleeding or bleeding that gets worse is not normal an... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Possibly: Miscarriage may be increased if the leep resulted in a shortened incompetent cervix. Cryotherapy won't increase miscarriage but can make conception mo... Read More

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