A 23-year-old female asked:
can i get cervical cancer in within a year of my leep for severe dysplasia?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not: Cervical cancer is rare at your age (23), and LEEP was intended to remove dysplastic pre-cancer tissue, so whatever low risk there was probably is now gone. However, your doctor probably advised follow-up exams and testing to assure there is no recurrence. Follow that advice, or contact the doctor's office if uncertain about it. Also ask about vaccination against HPV to further reduce future risk.
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