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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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Are there any progesterone based pills i can take to prevent forming more endometrial polyps? Currently on 5mg norethindrone but reviews are horrible

Are there any progesterone based pills i can take to prevent forming more endometrial polyps? Currently on 5mg norethindrone but reviews are horrible

Sorry: Not really anything to prevent polyps that I know of. Progesterone can help control the bleeding that occurs with them , sometimes. Otherwise, surgical removal would be an alternative. If that is mot an option and your are finished having children, a hysterectomy is definitive. Good luck. ...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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Still spotting 4 weeks after endometrial polyp was removed.

Still spotting 4 weeks after endometrial polyp was removed.

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 ...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

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How to cure endometrial polyp with fibroids?

How to cure endometrial polyp with fibroids?

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 dont want more kids, ask possible ablation at same time0... hope this helps ...Read more

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Possible reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding secondary to endometrial polyp?

Possible reasons for abnormal uterine bleeding secondary to endometrial polyp?

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 ...Read more

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Have endometrial polyp was told no vascularity is that a good sign since I am petrified cancer ?

Have endometrial polyp was told no vascularity is that a good sign since I am petrified cancer ?

Yes: no vascularity implies that there werent large blood vessels feeding the polyp to allow it grow. They usually look for microscopic signs of cancer and if that is negative, its ok. The odds of getting cancer from a polyp is ...Read more

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Can endometrial polyps come back only 2 weeks after a d&c and polypectomy? How soon can they reoccur???

Can endometrial polyps come back only 2 weeks after a d&c and polypectomy? How soon can they reoccur???

Not typically: Polyps usually grow slowly over time. Two weeks is too fast. Consider scheduling a follow up visit with your surgeon. You can ask the surgeon to review the pathology report from your surgery. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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Endometrial polyp? Simple cystic hyperplasia, endometrium. Is it cancerous?

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. ...Read more