A 37-year-old member asked:
what can you expect during and after a leep procedure?
1 doctor answer
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, Motrin/Advil/ibuprofen/Aleve/Naprosyn/naproxen will be helpful. Bleeding amount varies but call your doctor or go to ER if soaking > 2 pads/hr or you have signs of severe anemia. It usually goes away within a week but may return 2-3weeks later.
Answered on Jun 11, 2017
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