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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) (cont.)

LEEP Risks and Complications

Complications are not common following LEEP and occur in about 1% to 2% of women. These may include increased bleeding, infection, or narrowing (stenosis) of the opening of the cervix. LEEP has been associated with preterm labor in subsequent pregnancy and may require careful follow-up.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/19/2014

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