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Can you get endometrial polyps while on the pill?

Can you get endometrial polyps while on the pill?

Less likely but ...: Not impossible. The birth control pill helps keep your uterus lining from growing too thick. So it's less likely for you to get endometrial [uterus lining] polyps. If your periods are heavy or you're spotting between periods, please talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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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 endometrial polyp?

What is endometrial polyp?

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. ...Read more

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What is the real cause of endometrial polyps?

What is the real cause of endometrial polyps?

Hormonal: Polyps are usually an overgrowth of normal tissue. This on ocassion can degenerate to malignant tissue. Endometrial polyps are usually found on scrapings of the lining of the uterus or by looking into the uterus with a scope. Biopsy will tell one if it is of concern or benign. It has to do the the very fast turnover of the uterine tissue due to monthly menses. ...Read more

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I have a 4 CM endometrial polyp what should I do next?

Removal: That is quite a large polyp. Are you sure it's cm and not mm? ...Read more

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What are the causes of endometrial polyps/endometriosis?

What are the causes of endometrial polyps/endometriosis?

Polysp are: The result of accelarated growth of the uterine lining (almost always benign) and not uncommon; endometriosis is different. Fragments of uterine lining go into abdominal cavity and implant on tubes, ovaries, abdominal wall, some women have altered immune system that (for whatever reason) isn't as adept at "removing" the tissue that is now in a foreign place; these implants are hormonally sensitive. ...Read more

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Endometrial polyp and endometriosis related?

Endometrial polyp and endometriosis related?

Not really: They are two separate pathologies...Not uncommon for them to coexist but. As one nears menopause, endometriosis and its symptoms will recede, but endometrial polyps can still occur and warrant evaluation especially if you are having post menopausal bleeding. ...Read more

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Whether after surgery of endometrial polyp conceivement is possible?

Whether after surgery of endometrial polyp conceivement is possible?

Endomtrial polyp: yes. Once polyp removed, you can get pregnant just like everybody else. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more