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hysteroscopy d&c 4 polyp 10/15 path normal on prometrium daily last few periods 20 days u/s adenomyosis lining 4 mm am protected from endo cancer ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Likely: Endometrial polyps are usually benign, as was yours. Prometrium helps prevent hyperplasia, a precursor to endometrial cancer. Ultrasounds are not usually diagnostic for adenomyosis, only suggest. A Levonorgestrel IUD may be more effective for treating symptoms of adenomyosis while preventing endometrial cancer.

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