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Leep Loop

Leep Loop

In leep, loop of electrical current is used to remove tissue under colposcopy magnification and is common in treating a genital wart. Another name for "LLETZ" or "LEEP," the procedure for removing abnormal areas of the cervix for examination. It can treat and diagnose cervical dysplasia at the same time, often replacing biopsy. This procedure may be done during the initial colposcopy exam. In leep, loop of electrical current is used to remove tissue under colposcopy magnification and is common in treating a genital wart.

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Leep Loop

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Colposcopy, Genital Wart

During the procedure a fine wire with electrical energy flowing through it is used. The removed tisue is send to the laboratory. The operation is usually done under local or general anesthesia and causes little discomfort, though some bleeding and itching afterwards is possible. In leep, loop of electrical current is used to remove tissue under colposcopy magnification and is common in treating a genital wart.

Other Topics: Vaginal HPV Infection, HPV Infection, High Risk HPV, HPV Shot Vaccination, Pregnant with HPV, Human Papillomavirus HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Cervical Dysplasia Picture, Cervical Cone Biopsy, Natural Cure for Genital Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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