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Endmetrial Polyps While On Birth Control
Contraception is also known as Birth control. Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
What causes 2 periods in a month? I've read online that hormone, polyps, etc can be causes. Each period lasts 3-4d like normal.I don't take birth control
Many causes: Most common is hormones not working properly please see your gyn for a workup and treatment as you should only be having 1 period a month. ...Read more
Is it true that birth control pills could dissolve cervical polyp as 1 person i know has been treated.
Probably not: There is at least a theoretic rationale for this but no data. Whether this is even worth considering depends on the certainty of the diagnosis, the size, and the associated symptoms. ...Read more
If you have a polyp: That is bleeding get it medically checked. Oral contraceptives are not the answer. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between a uterine fibroid and polyp? I took birth control pills on and off for a couple months.
Ultrasound: Using ultrasound your doctor can usually tell the difference between a polyp and a fibroid. Sometimes this can be challenging and a special ultrasound which uses saline infusion can be done. This is called a sonohystogram. This allows better visualization of the inside or cavity of the uterus. If we still are not sure we can look directly using a video camera called a hysteroscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upon removing cervical polyps, does one have to take birth control to keep the uterus lining thin or can this be done with the use of birth control?
I have had abnormal monthly bleeding for 3+ yrs. I tried birth control pills, had a hysterosonogram which showed polyps and fibroid. I had a dnc and the abnormal bleeding stopped for 3mths, then it came back. Md stumped. Ideas?
Dysmenorrhea: At age 30, the likely causes are the cervical polyp and/or the fibroid. These tend to bleed and heal and bleed again. If the D&C debrided all the tissue, then it is a mystery. Possibly, the procedure left behind some abnormal remnants of the fibroid, and may need to be re debrided. Sometimes, ocs are prescribed for individuals who continue to have abnormal periods. If that doesn't work, D&C again? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, I have endometrial polyp and my doctor told me to take contraception with ethinylestradiol/drospirenone 0, 03 mg/3 mg for 1 year, will that help?
in my opinion no: In the US if you have an endometrial polyp it should b removed by doing a simple in office hysteroscopy, sometimes u may need an in office Myosure to remove it , BC pills will not make an endometrial polyp go away, u want it removed because it can cause abnormal bleeding, infertility and possible misc if u do conceive. ...Read more
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