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How will I feel after the leep procedure?
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Dr. Hugo Ribot
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Easy to recover from
A leep procedure is typically done in an office setting under local anesthesia.
Placed properly, the local anesthetic makes this a completely painless procedure. There is not usually any pain even after the "numbing" medicine has worn off. None of the patients i've treated in 22 years of practice have ever required prescription strength pain medicine. Ibuprofen or Naproxen is all that's needed.

In brief: Easy to recover from
A leep procedure is typically done in an office setting under local anesthesia.
Placed properly, the local anesthetic makes this a completely painless procedure. There is not usually any pain even after the "numbing" medicine has worn off. None of the patients i've treated in 22 years of practice have ever required prescription strength pain medicine. Ibuprofen or Naproxen is all that's needed.
Dr. Hugo Ribot
Dr. Hugo Ribot
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Normal
You should feel just fine.
Sometimes Epinephrine is used in the local injection that can cause a temporary shakiness or heart racing, but this is rare. Otherwise, you should feel fine unless is was done in the or under a general anesthetic, then you have to wait up to 48 hours to feel back to normal.

In brief: Normal
You should feel just fine.
Sometimes Epinephrine is used in the local injection that can cause a temporary shakiness or heart racing, but this is rare. Otherwise, you should feel fine unless is was done in the or under a general anesthetic, then you have to wait up to 48 hours to feel back to normal.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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