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Removal of polyps in the womb

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes it: Should come out because it could grow, or bleed, or rarely turn into cancer or cause infertilty or an early miscarriage, it does depends how big it is... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If the polyp was endometrial and a result of overgrowth of the lining of the womb then it could be somewhat representative of a possible cancer. Howev... Read More
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Probably not: If you had a simple removal of a benign endometrial or endocervical polyp, the probability of detecting "womb cancer " is really quite remote . If you... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low dose OC's: Low dose oral contraceptives will keep the endometrium minimal during their use to help minimize polyp formation and to some extent endometriosis.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
1 cycle: the uterus will have returned to normal after one cycle. There will be no benefit to waiting longer.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Common: Polyps are growths arising from the endometrium of the uterus. I describe them as looking like a uvula, (the thing that hangs down in the back of your... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The cervix is supposed to be closed and the polyp was removed from outside of the cervix.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
It's possible: But not at all likely. Even if your uterus was perforated by hysteroscopy, it wouldn't usually lead to infertility (as long as it was managed.).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: Even a 1 CM polyp in the uterus can be irritating to the lining and inhibit implantation or cause a miscarriage. If it is low in the uterus or in the... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
No: Unfortunately, therapy for endometrial cancer is never 100% guaranteed. The risk depends on the exact pathology but luckily many of these patients (st... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 14 years experience
It can help: All of that can help. But you should be seeing a gynecologist who specializes in infertility.

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