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Leep Procedures

Most leep procedures are performed when a pap smear shows cervical abnormalities, usually indicating the presence of HPV. It is one of the methods of treating cervical dysplasia of moderate and severe forms by a thing wire loop carrying an electrical current. It is performed only if a Pap smear test indicates the presence of abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix. Most leep procedures are performed when a pap smear shows cervical abnormalities, usually indicating the presence of HPV.

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Leep Procedures

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Pap Smear, HPV

If left untreated for a long time, such disorder may develop into cervical cancer. To remove the abnormal cells a loop electrode is attached to the generator and put into the vagina. A colposcope helps to locate abnormal cells properly. Most leep procedures are performed when a pap smear shows cervical abnormalities, usually indicating the presence of HPV.

Other Topics: HPV Pictures, HPV Testing, New HPV Vaccine, High Risk HPV, Gardasil HPV New Vaccine, HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papillomavirus HPV, Low Grade Cervical Dysplasia, Atypical Pap Smear, Information on Genital Wart

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

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