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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Endocervical Polyps

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What do you suggest if my wife was detected with an endocervical polyp. I have scanned and upload it to be seen at this address:?

What do you suggest if my wife was detected with an endocervical polyp. I have scanned and upload it to be seen at this address:?

See Gyn: Most cervical polyps are benign (not cancer). Many of them can be easily removed during an office exam. The best thing to do is to see a gynecologist for evaluation and possible removal. Best wishes! ...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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What is the meaning of "to rule out endocervical polyp" in my trasvaginal ultrasound?

What is the meaning of "to rule out endocervical polyp" in my trasvaginal ultrasound?

Clarification: It means that the doctor isn't sure and wants to "rule out" or clarify something, in your case an endometrial polyp. A polyp is a small mass of tissue. ...Read more

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Could having an endocervical polyp removed at the time of embryo transfer have a detrimental effect on the outcome?

Could having an endocervical polyp removed at the time of embryo transfer have a detrimental effect on the outcome?

Yes: Anything that causes irritation or bleeding in the cervix can release prostaglandins and interfere with implantation and there is no reason to do it absent an abnormal pap test. ...Read more

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Statistically what is the likelihood of malignancy for a 0.5cm erythematous endocervical polyp for a symptomatic pt w/ spotting, pain & pelvic fluid?

Statistically what is the likelihood of malignancy for a 0.5cm erythematous endocervical polyp for a symptomatic pt w/ spotting, pain & pelvic fluid?

Low chance: Cervical polyps are rarely cancerous. They are actually very common. The chances would be less than 1 percent. Waiting is always nerve racking even when are told that there is a very low risk. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tonque polyps?

What are the causes of tonque polyps?

Polyps?: The tongue can have rough surfaced ridges on the sides of the tongue toward the back of the mouth which are normal, and sometimes caused by displaced thyroid tissue. There are also cauliflower-like raised papillomas caused by the human papilloma virus, which carry some risk of cancer and possible spread to others who come in contact with your saliva. See a dentist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been operated of polyps 15 years ago, they grow up again, this can cause probs of health if I don't operate?

I have been operated of polyps 15 years ago, they grow up again, this can cause probs of health if I don't operate?

Depends: If these are colon polyps, you should get regular colonoscopies to remove them without formal surgery. All colon cancers develop from polyps, so not removing them can increase your risk to develop colon cancer. See a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist and have colonoscopy reports and pathology reports with you for them to evaluate and offer you the proper guidance. ...Read more

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What causes people to get polyps?

What causes people to get polyps?

Genes: There are a number of genes in the polyp formation cascade. As these genes get altered, polyps form. ...Read more

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Do sinus polyps cause symptoms?

Do sinus polyps cause symptoms?

Yes: Depending on the size and the accuracy of the diagnosis, polyps within the sinuses can cause, PND, fullness and pressure in the face and nasal discharge. If the polyps have grown into the nose, symptoms may include nasal blockage and anosmia (smell and taste disturbance). ...Read more

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Does chronic sinusitis cause polyps?

Does chronic sinusitis cause polyps?

It can: This is a chicken/egg question. Not everyone who has chronic sinusitis develops polyps. Most everyone who has polyps has chronic sinusitis. They are very closely associated with each other. ...Read more

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Can endomeyrial polyp cause infertility?

Can endomeyrial polyp cause infertility?

Yes: Yes it can. It depends on the size however and exactly where is the location of the polyp within the uterine cavity. There can be inflammation associated with a polyp and the embryo may have more difficult time implanting near that area. A polyp towards the lower end of the uterus is less likely to cause problems with implantation/fertility. Polyp size > or = 1cm increases chance for problems. ...Read more