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What causes polyps on cervix

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Not likely: It's unlikely that the polyp will cause a miscarriage as they are usually small, but your doctor needs to check to be certain it's the cause of the bl... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Polyps are "friable": Not in a pan! they are very fragile and are able to grow by producing there own blood vessels which lack supporting structure. As you move the poly... Read More
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Very friable: Emdocervical polyps bleed easily in pregnancy simply from the engorgement (swelling) that occurs with pregnancy. The polyp wall is thin, erodes easily... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Your symptoms are: unlikely to be from uterine polyp but not impossible. This cannot be evaluated over the internet. Make an appointment to be seen by your health care p... 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. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes it could be a : uterine polyp, also could be from hormone shift at ovulation causing mild cervical bleeding.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
D & C/ Polypectomy: The D & C will open the cervix temporarily to allow complete removal of the polyp. The curettage (C) or scrapping of the endometrium will not impa... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Polyp-cervix: Usually polyps are removed by a surgeon using a cutting method or laser to remove or destroy the polyp. This is usually a minor procedure unless the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 29 years experience
Cervical polyp: The vast majority are benign and can be easily removed by your GYN. They will often bleed and its best to have them removed. Talk with your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Possibilities: The cause of cervical polyps is not entirely understood. They may result from infection. They can also result from long-term (chronic) inflammation, a... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Depends: If the polyp is stable and not bleeding I would monitor it and remove it after pregnancy. Removing the polyp carries some risk of bleeding and uterine... Read More

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