A 30-year-old female asked:
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im 25weeks pregnant,found brown discharge(not too much)for 6 days due to one small cervical polyp.can i still keeping swimming and have intercourse?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check with doctor: Your doctor will need to evaluate you with an exam. They can determine if the polyp is small enough to be removed or not. They they will need to direct you on any alterations in your pregnancy care plan. Swimming should not be a problem.
Answered on May 20, 2018
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