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Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Cervical Polyps
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
22wks pregnant. Cervical polyp removed 3wks ago - now I have bleeding, cramps, tightening, back pain. Anything they can do to prevent pre-term labour?
Is it best to get a small cervical polyp removed or wait to see if goes away (no signs except learned about during pap)?
Remove it: Cervical polyps should be removed and examined by a pathologist. They do not go away on their own. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I had cervical polyp removed today, after few hours, my bleeding is extremely heavy, big amount of blood! I am so scared, is it normal or not? Thx
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
I have uterine and cervical polyps and have had the abnormal bleeding but now I am experiencing lots of pain, is that from the polyps?
Its possible: See your doctor for treatment options.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Probably: It is very possible there will be a little bleeding associated. ...Read more
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