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What is the black stuff coming out of me after leep

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Post LEEP: Check with your gynecologist. Meanwhile, this information from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists may help: http://www.acog.org ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The discharge is probably due to the leep treatment. Some cramping is normal and some bleeding or discharge for even 3 weeks.
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pain will persist for several days . Continue on Motrin or aleve (naproxen) , and you should improve if the pain worsens or if you have fever or heav ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old blood: I did end of the leap the cervix is cauterized and a hemostatic solution is often applied to the cervix. This can lead to scabbing and scarring of the ... Read More
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Dr. Azra Ayubi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Continue Pill: Nature of bleeding may be related to healing of the cervix from leep. Continue current pill brand and monitor any other changes. With time, persistent ... Read More
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A 47-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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Three weeks: Actually, recovery is too strong a word. There is no recovery time and one feels ok afterwards, although occasionally there are cramps. But the cerv ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Knowledge is Power: Educate your self about your condition and your treatment options. Find out the risks involved with having the surgery vice not having the surgery. W ... Read More
A 46-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 49-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 48-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 34-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

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