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A LEEP procedure is for Paps normally worse than ASCUS caused by HPV, a virus which can cause a urinary infection. The loop eletrosurgical excision process is a surgical treatment for cervical dysplasia where a wire, with electricity running through it, is used to cut away areas of abnormal cells on the cervix. This treatment is normally done at a hospital. A LEEP procedure is for Paps normally worse than ASCUS caused by HPV, a virus which can cause a urinary infection.

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ASCUS, Urinary Infection

This treatment process is mostly done for moderate or severe dysplasia. It takes about 3-4 weeks for the cervix to heal after this process, in which women are instructed to refrain from intercourse, douching, and using tampons. They will have a follow-up exam about 4-6 weeks afterwards. A LEEP procedure is for Paps normally worse than ASCUS caused by HPV, a virus which can cause a urinary infection.

Other Topics: Picture of HPV Virus, HPV, HPV in Man, Human Papillomavirus HPV, HPV on Tongue, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papillomavirus Picture, HPV Cervical Dysplasia, Cone Biopsy, Genital Wart

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

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