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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (cont.)

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What are complications of LEEP?

Complications occur in about a small percentage of women undergoing LEEP, including narrowing (stenosis) of the opening of the cervix, greater than expected amounts of bleeding, or infection or the cervix or uterus.

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology


"Patient information: Management of a cervical biopsy with precancerous cells (Beyond the Basics)"

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/28/2014



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