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LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)


90 minutes


A LEEP is a common medical procedure used to treat abnormal cervical cells. During LEEP, a thin wire loop carrying an electric current is used to remove a thin layer of tissue from the cervix. This tissue is then sent to a lab for further examination. LEEP is often performed after abnormal Pap smear results or during colposcopy to remove precancerous or cancerous cells from the cervix. It's a relatively quick outpatient procedure usually done under local anesthesia.

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