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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: Yes, you can still get pregnant after a LEEP procedure! Most women have no problems in pregnancy related to the LEEP. If you have a history of pre ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorry...yes..: The very fact that you are needing Leep procedure.......indicate abnormal sex organ environment......so you will have trouble....if you do not have y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Betts
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Leep procedure: Loop electrosurgical excision procedure is often used for surgical excision of cervical (vaginal) lesions. You can expect some cramping for hours aft ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You'll be fine:): Talk to your doctor- it is a very quick procedure usually done in the office. Your doctor will use a speculum to locate the cervix, numb it with anes ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugo Ribot
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Abnormal cervical bx: LEEP procedure takes a chunk out of the cervix to 1) diagnostically tell us we have no more dysplastic (precancerous) tissue left and be sure there is ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Discomfort, bleeding: Discomfort level varies depending on medications you take/are given during the procedure. After the procedure, unless your doctor advises against it, ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: If you feel these are related to your procedure, call your surgeon and inform him/her of your concerns.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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

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