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Just was told i have a uterine polyp about 7.2cm. What is the treatment, is it considered small or large and should I be concerned?

Just was  told i have a uterine polyp about 7.2cm. What is the treatment, is it considered small or large and should I be concerned?

Symptomatic?: 7.2 cm is a fairly large polyp, the non pregnant uterus is about 7.6 cm. I assume that you had symptoms that led to finding the polyp. If you can live with the symptoms then you can live with the polyp. If the symptoms are not bearable or get worse then you should have it surgically removed. ...Read more

Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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Could one uterine polyp cause swelling?

Could one uterine polyp cause swelling?

Probably not: A uterine polyp is not likely to have any systemic effects and is not likely to impact fluid retention that causes swelling. ...Read more

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What are the chances of hemorrhaging after having a uterine polyp removed?

What are the chances of hemorrhaging after having a uterine polyp removed?

should be no bleedin: Symptoms of uterine polyp include: irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding between menstrual periods, excessively heavy menstrual periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, and infertility. Treatment: currettage. Bleeding should stop. ...Read more

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Can I have IVF with a small uterine polyp?

Can I have IVF with a small uterine polyp?

Yes: You can, although most ivf docs recommend removing anything abnormal form inside the uterus prior to embryo transfer. ...Read more

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Does removal of uterine polyp with d&c completely stop bleeding b/w periods?

Does removal of uterine polyp with d&c completely stop bleeding b/w periods?

Not necessarily.: If the polyp was causing the bleeding between periods and it was removed, likely this problem would go away. There are other reasons for bleeding between periods, though, and if this was not addressed, the bleeding may continue. ...Read more

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They removed my 2cm uterine polyp and sent it for biopsy monday. They didn't give me a follow up date do you think i'm safe to say its not cancer?

They removed my 2cm uterine polyp and sent it for biopsy monday. They didn't give me a follow up date do you think i'm safe to say its not cancer?

Call: As a rule, if it was something serious, a doctor or nurse would call or make an appointment but it sometimes takes time to get pathology reports and most importantly, nobody is perfect. Things can fall through the cracks and it is your ultimate responsibility to look for your own health. Never assume things are ok because you did not get a call. Hope it is all well for you. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more