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Cervical Polyp Causes
Having my 3rd leep in 10 years for recurring hsil cervical polyps (1st leep was for mild). Should i be concerned? Should i look into a hysterectomy?
Surgical Risk?: In general, hysterectomy is much more invasive and puts a patient at significantly greater risk than a leep. Further, hysterectomy should only be used when a leep is insufficient, i.e. Positive margins. I do understand the frustration/anxiety entailed by recurrent hsil though -- hysterectomy may be reasonable if your gyn can perform a lower risk procedure, like a laparoscopic or vaginal surgery. ...Read more
A doctor recently wrote that most cervical polyps are caused by HPV and my practitioner said that polyps are not caused by hpv. Which is true? Obgyns?
HPV -abnl cervix: Hpv is definitely related to abnormal findings on pap testing and certain strains of hpv are associated with pre cancerous changes & cancer of the cervix. So much so that hpv testing is becoming more important than pap testing. Cervical polyps may be precancerous or contain a cancer but are often due to benign causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: It is very possible there will be a little bleeding associated. ...Read more
If a cervical polyp was dislodged during sex would it cause a lot of bleeding, or just a little spotting?
What test is needed to diagnose a cervical polyp seen during the pap exam (if it's cancerous, cause, etc.)? Does the Pap test give any info on polyp?
17w pregnant diagnosis w/ cervical polyp. Exam today showed its color change to brown/black. Biopsy sent. Md felt it wasn't malignant. What else causes this?
Pregnancy : Increased vascularity and general growth and/or expansion of genitourinary organs/tissues are responsible. ...Read more
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