Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) Directory
LEEP (loop electrosurgical excision procedure) removes genital warts or cervical skin changes. It uses an electrified wire to separate the wart from the skin. Recovery after LEEP usually takes a few days at the most. Possible side effects include bleeding, scarring, and infection. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how LEEP is done and why, what to expect, and much more.
What Is a LEEP?
How is a LEEP done? What can you expect from a LEEP?
The Basics of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
WebMD provides an overview of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.
What Are the Treatments for Cervical Cancer?
Radiation, chemotherapy, surgery and targeted therapy: Understand your treatment options for cervical cancer.
What Surgeries Treat Cervical Cancer?
If you have cervical cancer, there are a number of surgeries that can treat your condition. Learn what they are and how your doctor will decide which to recommend.