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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Cervical Polyps

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Should it be given antibiotic to prevent infection after cervical polyps removal?

Should it be given antibiotic to prevent infection after cervical polyps removal?

Not necessarily: If the polyp is on the external surface of the cervix there is little risk of infection. Your doctor may ask you to avoid intercourse or putting anything into your vagina. If the cervix must be dilated, a physician my be concerned about infection and choose to use an antibiotic. But it isn't absolutely necessary either way. ...Read more

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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22wks pregnant. Cervical polyp removed 3wks ago - now I have bleeding, cramps, tightening, back pain. Anything they can do to prevent pre-term labour?

22wks pregnant. Cervical polyp removed 3wks ago - now I have bleeding, cramps, tightening, back pain. Anything they can do to prevent pre-term labour?

YES call your OB now: There are meds that can stop the contractions, if you were my pt would send you straight to labor room to be assessed. ...Read more

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What is a cervical polyp and how does it form?

What is a cervical polyp and how does it form?

Mucus lining: Any organ with a mucus-producing, glandular lining can form an outpouching, though we are not sure why this occurs in some people and not others. Other common sites of polyps are in the colon, stomach, and nasal lining. Cervical polyps are rarely cancerous, but should be removed and sent for pathology. ...Read more

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Will I be in pain after removing a cervical polyp?

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 more

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Which is more severe: a cervical polyp or myoma uteri?

Benign conditions: Cervical polyps and uterine fibroids (myoma) are both benign conditions that do not need to be treated, unless they cause suffering to the individual. Cervical polyps are typically more easily to be removed than fibroids, i.e., many times it can be done in the office. ...Read more

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I had cervical polyp removed 5 days ago and had sex today, is that ok?

I had cervical polyp removed 5 days ago and had sex today, is that ok?

Likely ok: If no bleeding or pain then it should not cause any problems but it is best to wait at least 2 weeks to let the wound recover. ...Read more

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I have a cervical polyp. Last night I had intercourse and everything seemed fine. This morning when we woke up the sheets were quite bloody. Could it?

Removal: Cervical polyps cause irregular bleeding especially after intercourse. Schedule a visit with an Obgyn so that it can be removed. Some can be removed in the office. Others can be removed using an instrument called a hysteroscope under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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I had cervical polyp removed 3 days ago, only on the first day I had a spotting and I'm ok now. How many days after removal safe for intimacy. Thank yo?

I had cervical polyp removed 3 days ago, only on the first day I had a spotting and I'm ok now. How many days after removal safe for intimacy. Thank yo?

Varies: Each doctor has their own regimen, but generally if it was a minor procedure I recommend avoiding intercourse for 2 weeks after the procedure ...Read more

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Is cervical polyp during pregnancy painful?

Is cervical polyp during pregnancy painful?

Rarely: I have never seen a cervical polyp cause pain, but I suppose there could be first time. It will probably come off during the delivery. ...Read more

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Can cervical polyps cause infection or permanent infertility?

Can cervical polyps cause infection or permanent infertility?

Depends on cause!: Could be HPV. This is an infection. Get tested. If not HPV related, get vaccinated! ...Read more

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What is cervical polyp? Is it danger? How to cure?

Fleshy growths: Cervical polyps are fleshy rounded or stemmed growth either on the inside or just at the opening of the cervix. These should always be evaluated by your gyn. ...Read more

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What can happen if I have a cervical polyp removed?

Bleeding: Usually, cervical polypectomies are very simple procedures in which the polyp is grasped with an instrument and twisted off. Rarely, bleeding can occur which may necessitate a stitch or cautery. ...Read more

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Are cervical polyps always removed and biopsied during d&c's?

Are cervical polyps always removed and biopsied during d&c's?

Yes: Nearly always if the physician knows there are polyps there she/he will remove them during a d;c. If doctor knows there is only one polyp, then d;c is sufficient. If there may be multiple polyps then a hysteroscopy, d;c might be preferable. But a polyp can always contain small amount of cancer cells so doctors typically always like to remove them and send to pathology to examine microscopically. ...Read more

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What're the differencse between cervical cysts and cervical polyps?

What're the differencse between cervical cysts and cervical polyps?

Fluid/mucus: A cyst is mucous or fluid filled usually due to a blocked gland. A polyp is a (usually benign) growth on a stalk, like a skin tag, usually due to some type of inflammation. ...Read more

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Can a cervical polyp go away if not treated? Was told I had it 3 years ago but then I stopped spotting over 2 now.

Yes: However, the only way to know what anything is is to have it biopsied. As such, I would recommend you see an ob/gyn and have a discussion about this. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more