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Endometrial Polyp Cancer Risk
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Can I just leave 1cm endometrial polyp? What are the chances of it being cancer? Should I be worried?
Not worry, remove:
A polyp at your age is not likely to be cancer. But you should get it removed as it may cause bleeding, get infected and it you wish to have children, get in the way of getting pregnant.
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Depends... D&C?: Well, it depends on how much it is causing. Most of the time over 40 I recommend a uterine biopsy (called a EMB done in office) that is not 100% but pretty good to be sure not really a cancer. then if ok can try medical things to shed it or may need a D and C (if u don't want more kids, ask possible ablation at same time0... hope this helpsSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a 1cm endometrial polyp that isn't really causing symptoms. I am 35 and pre-menopausal. Doc wants to remove polyp - is that really necessary?
Polyp: Treatment may not be necessary if the polyps do not cause any symptoms. However, polyps should be treated if they cause heavy bleeding during menstrual periods, or if they are suspected to be precancerous or cancerous. They should be removed if they cause problems during pregnancy, such as a miscarriage, or result in infertility in women who want to become pregnant. If a polyp is discovered after menopause, it should be removed.
Removal: That is quite a large polyp. Are you sure it's cm and not mm?
Endomtrial polyp: Yes. Once polyp removed, you can get pregnant just like everybody else.
Incomplete: If spotting continues four weeks after removal of a polyp, there is a likelihood that the polyp removal was not entirely successful. There should have been a follow up visit with the doctor, who performed the polyp removal, at which time the results of the tissue analysis should have been discussed, as well as a return visit should have been scheduled in case there is continuous bleeding/spotting
Post procedure bleed: About a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
36 years old and just been diagnosed with an endometrial polyp of 11 x 6 mm. Going through surgery in December. Is there a risk it can be cancerous?
Very unlikely!: Polyps in the uterus are commonly non cancerous. They can be easily removed by outpatient hysteroscopy. The tissue report (pathology) will give you the final diagnosis.
Assuming the polyp: Was removed and "simple cystic hyperplasia" is the final diagnosis in the pathology report, then yes, it is benign. The pathology report needs to be understood in its entirety. It is also important to follow up with your doctor regarding the need for any further workup, if necessary.
Yes it: Should come out because it could grow, or bleed, or rarely turn into cancer or cause infertilty or an early miscarriage, it does depends how big it is, I am almost always able to remove them hysteroscopically in office, please consult with your gyn.
Dr. When endometrial polyp is passed in period, can it be like transparent kidney shaped cyst with no color?
That sounds accurate: They are pink to gray, soft (but solid rather than cystic-hollow), and oval or bean-shaped. You should be commended on your powers of observation and your proactive approach. Best wishes.
Does endometrial polyp cause disordered proliferative endometrium? Can I get pregnant with disordered proliferative endometrium? Thanks
Non uniform growth: A disordered proliferative phase endometrium indicates that the lining of the uterus (endometrium) is not growing in response to estrogen in a uniform way. It can cause an endometrial polyp from estrogen "overgrowth" and it is difficult to conceive until the problems are rectified.
I have got 5.6mm endometrial polyp & I am trying to conceive past 2 yrs. What is the solution? How serious is the problem? How to treat this?
Growth in Uterus: Endometrial polyps are most often benign, growths inside a woman's uterus. They often don't cause any problems. If one was found because you were getting an ultrasound due to problems with vaginal bleeding then you might benefit from treatment. On the other hand, if one was found incidentally, and you are not having problems with your menstrual periods, they often don't need treatment.
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