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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
Maybe a little: Any pain due to removal of a cervical polyp is usually limited to the procedure itself, and you can generally return to your everyday activities almost immediately. Taking Ibuprofen before the procedure can reduce pain, and most individuals find that if they need any pain medicine at all afterward, Ibuprofen is sufficient. You may also have some spotting after the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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