A 28-year-old female asked:
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my periods are pretty normal with heaviest days on day 1&2 occasionally. i do also have mid cycle bleeding /spotting occasionally too. i had two ultrasounds suggesting possible polyp. i hope it's wrong. do polyps always have heavy bleeding?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Other testing: Polyps are easy to find and easy to remove. Ask your doctor for a saline infused sonohystogram or a hysteroscopy. Either of these could determine if a polyp is present. Polyp removals are quite simple. They can often be done in the office or as an outpatient surgery
Answered on Nov 5, 2017

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Uterine polyps: are usually benign, regardless of family history. They cause bleeding as you have seen, and can contribute to decreased pregnancy success in some pat ... Read More

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