A 28-year-old female asked:
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i'm 28, premenopausal. periods regular. do get occasional mid cycle bleeding. might have 1cm polyp in lower part of my uterus. what are the chances of it being cancer if i really got a polyp? i probably had it for long time.. at least 4 months.

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Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cancer unlikely: Polyps are almost always benign (not cancer) in woman in their 20s. Best wishes!
Answered on Nov 8, 2017
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