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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Uterine Polyp

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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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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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Is there any medication to instantly stop irregular bleeding caused by uterine polyp?

Is there any medication to instantly stop irregular bleeding caused by uterine polyp?

Lysteda: Lysteda may stop the bleeding, but you should plan to have the polyp removed. A polyp removed from the uterine lining can be done thought the cervix, with no incisions. It is called a hysteroscopic polypectomy. ...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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I had a uterine polyp and underwent a surgery to have it removed. It's been 15 days and I've had some spotting for the last 2 days. is this normal?

I had a uterine polyp and underwent a surgery to have it removed. It's been 15 days and I've had some spotting for the last 2 days. is this normal?

Vaginal spotting: This is in the time frame of what I would consider to be normal after this procedure, as long as it is just light spotting. If persists for several more days and/or gets heavier, then you should be checked by your GYN. ...Read more

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I had a uterine polyp removed and a d and c how long are you suppossed to bleed after surgery? My surgery was dec 18, 2012 started heavy bleed jan 1

I had a uterine polyp removed and a d and c how long are you suppossed to bleed after surgery? My surgery was dec 18, 2012  started heavy bleed jan 1

Please call your: Doc , as yoru doc knows you and how the surgery went, it is your doc's job to take care of you post-op and u are still post op, it depends on how big polyp was if rest of the tissue is normal, etc., u should not be having heavy bleeding on jan 1st from procedure, that may be a period but call your doc as h or she can do something about it, if you were my pt., would offer u endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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My mom has 6mm uterine polyp found after spotting. She is 56yrs. Ovaries normal. What s the probability that the polyp is cancerous. Just 1%?Or high?

My mom has 6mm uterine polyp found after spotting. She is 56yrs. Ovaries normal. What s the probability that the polyp is cancerous. Just 1%?Or high?

Should be removed: A polyp of the uterine lining in a woman who is postmenopausal and bleeding should be removed. It will be examined by a pathologist to see if there is cancer. ...Read more

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Is a 2cm uterine polyp consider very large ?

Is a 2cm uterine polyp consider very large ?

Kind of: A 2 cm polyp is a decent size. If this is an endometrial polyp your doctor can remove it hysteroscopically. ...Read more

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How can I tell whether i passed a uterine polyp?

Microscopy of polyp: Only if you bring content for microscopic evaluation. ...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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Possible reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding secondary to endometrial polyp?

Possible reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding secondary to endometrial polyp?

Endometrial polyps: endometrial polyps are friable ( which means they bleed very easy) If you see one sticking out the cervix and touch it with a swab they begin bleeding very quickly ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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