Can I lift weights after LEEP?
Refrain from vigorous physical activity for 7 to 10 days. This includes heavy lifting and aerobic exercising. Introduce nothing into the vagina (no sex, no douching, and no tampons) until after your follow up examination, which is roughly two to three weeks after your surgery.
What is the fastest way to recover from a LEEP?
To speed up your LEEP procedure recovery and prevent infection, follow these guidelines:
- Don’t douche or use tampons for at least 3 weeks. You can use pads or panty liners.
- Don’t have vaginal sex or put anything in your vagina (like fingers or sex toys) for 3 weeks, unless your doctor or nurse tells you otherwise.
When do LEEP scabs fall off?
Vaginal Bleeding and Discharge Some increase in bleeding may occur at 10 to 14 days. This is when the “scab” may fall off of the cervix.
Why can’t I exercise after LEEP?
You should not use them for four weeks to ensure a healthy healing process for your cervix. If you are a swimmer, then the bleeding after the LEEP can affect your exercise. Similarly, if you do high impact exercises like running or aerobics, avoiding them for one week will reduce the chances of excessive bleeding.
Can I run after LEEP?
Don’t do any strenuous activity (such as running or aerobics) for 1 week after your procedure. You may have a late or heavy period after your procedure. This is normal.
Can precancerous cells come back after LEEP?
LEEP works very well to treat abnormal cell changes on the cervix. If all of the abnormal tissue is removed, you won’t need more surgery. In some studies, doctors were able to remove all the abnormal cells in almost every case. But abnormal cells may come back in the future.
How do I know if my cervix is healed after LEEP?
During your follow-up appointment, your doctor will examine you and see if your cervix has healed. You may notice a brown discharge for 1 to 2 days after your procedure. This is from the solution put on your cervix after your procedure.
When can I start exercising after LEEP?
Avoid excessive activity for 48 hours after the procedure. Refrain from exercising for at least one week. You can begin exercising again in one to two weeks. Stop exercising if bleeding other than normal menstruation occurs.
Can I walk after LEEP?
After a LEEP procedure, consult with your doctor about when you can return to your exercise routine. After a LEEP procedure and during the recovery period, doctors recommend restraining from exercise or any form of excessive physical activity for at least 48 hours.