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What is considered normal bleeding after a leep procedure?

What is considered normal bleeding after a leep procedure?

Less than a period: Mild spotting or bleeding like a light period might be normal. Bleeding with clots or as much or more than a period would not likely be normal, and you should check with your doctor. ...Read more

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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I had a LEEP procedure a week ago and just started bleeding. is this normal and how long will it possibly last?

I had a LEEP procedure a week ago and just started bleeding.  is this normal and how long will it possibly last?

A "LEEP" of faith..: .. says the bleeding is probably related to the procedure. After all, it is designed to remove tissue from the cervix - sometimes the lacerated part will scab over and then break loose after a time - could be a week - especially if progesterone is enhancing the cervical bogginess/ thickness. ...Read more

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Had a leep procedure done and just had sex after 3 weeks and now am bleeding is it ok?

Had a leep procedure done and just had sex after 3 weeks and now am bleeding is it ok?

Maybe: first of all I always told my females after leep or conization not to have intercourse for 6 weeks. post-operatively that area of your cervix needs to heal. sort of like having a scab on your knee from falling. as it is healing you hit it again and it bleeds easier than normal skin would. same thing with your cervix. also could this be your period? ...Read more

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I had leep procedure 8 months ago. I've always noticed mild bleeding on&off from having sex and recently its been heavier during intercourse?

I had leep procedure 8 months ago.  I've always noticed mild bleeding on&off from having sex and recently its been heavier during intercourse?

Need exam: Bleeding during and after sex is usually caused by the penis bumping up against the cervix. But it can also be blood coming from the uterus after the uterus contracts with orgasm. Either way, it needs to be checked for treatable cause. ...Read more

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I had a LEEP procedure 11 days ago & started bleeding about 5 days ago. Its more than a period. walking around I can feel myself bleeding. Normal?

I had a LEEP procedure 11 days ago & started bleeding about 5 days ago. Its more than a period. walking around I can feel myself bleeding. Normal?

No. : The bleeding after a LEEP is usually pretty light - lighter than a period. Probably best to go back to the doctor who performed the procedure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Had a leep procedure done 3 weeks ago and now im bleeding and cramping is this normal?

Had a leep procedure done 3 weeks ago and now im bleeding and cramping is  this normal?

Cycle?: Could you be having your regular cycle? If not, i would most certainly be seen as your bleeding from the procedure should have been gone long ago. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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