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    Old 07-07-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
    terri77
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    Laser Ablation

    Last summer I had my first cervial surgery (LEEP) for severe dysplasia. I had one normal pap & then my last two were abnormal (moderate dysplasia). My DR thinks that there were areas that were not removed successfully....I also did NOT have clear margins.

    Well last Friday I had a cervical Laser procedure (out- patient in the hospital) what a "breeze" that was. I was scared about being "put out".....I don't remember a thing & he was able to perform the surgery & be a little more aggresive.

    I was on my period (bla..I know) but, afterwards I only bled the next day for about 6 hrs & that was it. Also there is NO discharge & your cervix heals alot faster.

    With the LEEP there was a gross discharge that lasted for me a month. But, other than the discharge the Leep was NOT bad at all.

    I am just praying that this will be it for my cervical promblems. Thanks!

     
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    Old 07-08-2004, 08:12 AM   #2
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    I'll pray with you!

    ...I was going to have the lEEP as well but the Dr suggested laser ablation instead- as I didn't have health insurance. So we did just that. But , after 3 paps. that 3rd one came back abnormal again....so i'm just praying I won't have to do that again. The surgery went great but I ended up with a pretty rough bladder infection from the catheder or something....anyway my thoughts will be with you.
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