A 55-year-old female asked:
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had bleeding after menapause. found polypxs after office procedure to look into uterus with camera. couldnt reach polyp to remove. scedule surgery to ?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Sadly, if a lesion like a polyp is found, it should be removed. Very rarely a cancer can be inside the polyp and it's important to remove any lesion in the uterus in event had cancerous elements. Almost always polyps are benign, so don't worry too much!
Answered on Feb 3, 2016

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