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Old 03-08-2008, 08:40 PM   #1
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second LEEP procedures

what are the odds of needing a second LEEP procedures

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Old 04-05-2008, 08:58 PM   #2
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Re: second LEEP procedures

Good news and bad news:
My doctor (who I really respect) said that there is a 95% cure rate following a LEEP.
BUT, that being said, I needed a second one. Lucky me, in the 5% who were NOT cured by the LEEP. Doctor thinks I just have a really bad strain of HPV, very persistent. He must be right because even after the second LEEP I am still having abnormal paps.
Good luck.

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