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Recvovery Time Leep
Post-LEEP sex: Make sure the doctor performing the LEEP has given you the ok. Usually we see patients for a 4 week post-op check to be sure the LEEP site is completely healed. Sometimes it needs one more week. If too soon, you may have some bleeding. Otherwise, there shouldn't be much you notice. ...Read more
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
LEEP and tampons: After about a week would be fine. We often will say pelvis rest for six weeks, but in this case, a week should suffice. ...Read more
Almost a year ago, i had a pap that showed level three. 6 months ago, a culpo/biopsy showed level one. The dr said I should do a leep at that time, but i elected to wait.
At this point, do I need a pap or another culpo/biopsy?
Ps, i've had a leep before
First time having intercourse after leep. Had a foul odor don't know if its a infection or because he did his buisness inside of me. ?
Bacterial vaginosis?: The most common cause of foul vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV often occurs with odor only and little or no disharge, and odor often is most noticible after sex. It is possible colposcopy and LEEP could trigger BV, or maybe just a coincidence. Tis should be easy to diagnose and treat; see the doctor who did the procedure. ...Read more
I had leep surgery nearly 4 weeks ago for cin2, should I still be having a little yellow-brown discharge? , and never at night time. Only during day
For 4 years??: No that is not normal even if only at night if going on for 4 years. Some discharge in a woman daily is normal and the color and consistency changes with the hormones. Constant yellow brown is not normal. ...Read more
I want to know if HPV 16 will inevitably turn with time into cancer. I had a LEEP a year ago with clear margins and 2 clear paps but i'm still HPV16+.
See below: Only a minority of the women with HPV 16 or other strains get cancer. You are doing the appropriate thing by continuing to have PAPs. You may wish to get HPV vaccine to prevent other HPV strains. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/infectious-agents/hpv-fact-sheet ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a LEEP done 5 years ago and I think you said she took 80% of my cervix and now every time I have sex I bleed. How do i make it stop?
I've done twice cryosurgery in a year period of time. Should've done leep instead? I have low grade dysplasia (hpv strain 33) i'm 33 y/o with 2 kids.
Had sex 3 weeks after leep and now im bleeding and cramping im in menopause I feel light headed at times what should I do I've been bleeding 4 days straight
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No down time: There is no real recovery time needed for a leep. If done in the office under local, you may resume all normal activities except you need to be at pelvic rest for up to 2 weeks. (no vaginal sex, no tampons). If done in the or with a general anesthetic, you need to wait until the anesthetic has worn off, usually 24-48 hours. Call your doc if you have heavy bleeding that's not your menstrual cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer