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Dr. John cuong Doan
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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (Definition)

This is a procedure done to remove a part of the cervix that is abnormal. Pts have leeps once they have had an abnormal pap smear and further evaluation warranted a leep to remove tissue off the cervix. This is both a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure. Its cuts the bad part out and it helps heal whatever other tissue is affected by ...Read more


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Can recieving cryotherapy or a Leep procedure due to an abnormal pap cause infertility?

Can recieving cryotherapy or a Leep procedure due to an abnormal pap cause infertility?

Orherway: The point of the procedures is to try to protect you from other potential issues. So you can preserve fertility ...Read more

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At what point should you seek a specialist after 3 pap results in dysplasia, mild-moderate then severe. Cryotherapy and leep procedure. now pap sever ?

At what point should you seek a specialist after 3 pap results in dysplasia, mild-moderate then severe. Cryotherapy and leep procedure. now pap sever ?

Another Leep: I understand that you have a diagnosis of severe dysplasia following a cervical Cone. This implies that they did not get all of the HPV severe dysplasia cells and you should return for another Leep. This may seem aggressive but this will ensure that all of the dysplastic sales are excised and that your new margin should be negative. In less you have dysplasia of the vagina or vulva as well. ...Read more

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I got abnormal pap test immediately following leep procedure. Did the procedure cause the problem?

I got abnormal pap test immediately following leep procedure. Did the procedure cause the problem?

No: No, but the dysplasia may not have totally resolved after the leep. It is very important that you follow up as recommended by your physician to determine if additional excisional procedures are needed to prevent the dysplasia from progressing to cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What are some more extensive evaluations and followup procedures to expect after multiple abnormal paps, cone biopsies and a leep procedure. ?

You named them: The procedures used to evaluate for pre-cancer cells of cervix are: paps, hpv dna probe, cervical biopsy, leep and cold knife conization of cervix. Typically a doctor will remove affected tissue of a cin 3 biopsy until the margins are clear of abnormal cells. At 29, docs should be conservative and try to remove as little tissue as possible, so not to ^ ur risk cervical incompet and preterm birth. ...Read more

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If had leep& the next pap is abnormal does that mean doc didn't remove all precancerous cells?If the next 2paps are abnormal should have 2nd leep done

Depends: The repeat paps are to determine if there are abnormal cells. It is possible that not all the abnormal cells were removed with the leep, but it is more likely that the problem has recurred - that is why you must have continued follow-up. The recurrence risk for moderate and severe dysplasia is as high as 50%. ...Read more

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Can getting a leep procedure stop you from having abnormal paps?

Can getting a leep procedure stop you from having abnormal paps?

Usually.: If you continue with the same life style (# of sexual partners, infections in the vagina) you could get the same problem. Follow up exams and pap smears are a must! ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scionti
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Cryotherapy (Definition)

Cervix cryosurgery is a surgical treatment to freeze and destroy abnormal ...Read more