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Question: LEEP 3 weeks ago, still bleeding

 mommy2boys - Fri Feb 16, 2007 10:53 am

I had a LEEP 3 weeks ago, the frist few days afterward I had normal discharge. Then I got my period, i didn't have pads so I used tampons til I got the other, period was normal, but the since then I've been spotting. I saw my doctor this past tuesday and he said everything looked normal. Then I had a pinkish discharge for the last two days. This morning it looks as if I"ve gotten my period again! Is this normal? How much longer is this going to go on?! If this matters, I've had 3 colopscopies in the past 2 years have never had this reaction from those procedures.
 Dr. Leigh Anderson - Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:32 am

User avatar Hi mommy2boys,

A LEEP is more invasive than a colopscopy, as this procedures actually cuts and removes tissue through the surface of your cervix.

After the LEEP you should not: For at least 4 weeks

Have sexual intercourse unless otherwise specified as long as recommended by your physician

Lift heavy objects

Use tampons


Take tub baths--take showers only to prevent infection
Thank You and Good Luck


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