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Doctor insights on: Hyperplastic Endometrial Polyp

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Should I take any medication to prevent re bleeding as I have hyperplastic endometrial polyp with cystic change in endometrial d&c biopsy.

Should I take any medication to prevent re bleeding as I have hyperplastic endometrial polyp with cystic change in endometrial d&c biopsy.

Cystic hyperplasia: There are two types of endometrial hyperplasia. 1) with atypica. 2) without atypia. If atypia is present, this is often associated with endometrial cancer and a hysterectomy is often performed. Those without atypia are often treated with Progesterone for 6-12 months and then reevaluated with an endo biopsy. Less than 5% of those without atypia progress to endometrial cancer. ...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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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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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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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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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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Can I just leave 1cm endometrial polyp? What are the chances of it being cancer? Should I be worried?

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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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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 don't 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 weren't 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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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

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I have an endometrial polyp in the womb. .. Should I take it out? How serious is this?

I have an endometrial polyp in the womb. .. Should I take it out? How serious is this?

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. ...Read more

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What does it mean? Inactive endometrium with focal tubal metaplasia? Benign endometrial polyp.

What does it mean? Inactive endometrium with focal tubal metaplasia? Benign endometrial polyp.

It is not serious: Your doctor should be able to explain it better. But this report indicates that you have some benign changes in the lining of your uterus...No cancer found. ...Read more

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Dr. When endometrial polyp is passed in period, can it be like transparent kidney shaped cyst with no color?

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. ...Read more

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Does endometrial polyp cause disordered proliferative endometrium? Can I get pregnant with disordered proliferative endometrium? Thanks

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. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See a gynecologist: I would recommend having it removed especially if you are trying to conceive. It can be removed with a procedure called a hysteroscopy....a scope is placed through the vagina into the uterus and the polyp can be removed. The polyp may be effecting your ability to conceive ...Read more

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Just undergo d and c for adenomyoma and endometrial polyp. What are my chances of conceiving? Tips and advise pls?

Just undergo d and c for adenomyoma and endometrial polyp. What are my chances of conceiving? Tips and advise pls?

It depends: Removal of an endometrial poly should help increase the chance of pregnancy but this varies on the size of the polyp. Adenomyosis is endometriosis within the wall of the uterus which may impact fertility more than the polyp. Treatment options can be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can endometrial polyp cause post menopausal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Can endometrial polyp cause post menopausal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Yes, could be: Endometrial polyps are a common cause of post menopausal bleeding. Not so sure it would cause much pain. Fibroids are usually associated with pain and can also cause post menopausal bleeding. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mense more than 1week and a large blood cloth came out. But the flow is not heavy. I have a history of endometrial polyp?

Due to polyp: With history of Endometrial Polyp it is not uncommon to have symptoms as described by you. I suggest you consult your Gynecologist and take care of the polyp. The diagnosis can be confirmed by Hystroscopy and/or imaging.Most polyps are benign but some can turn into cancer.i advise you consult your Gynecologist and if there is a polyp get it excised ...Read more

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I'm 45 had cervical polyps, and endometrial polyp once years ago. My cycle is every 26 dys, but missed twice and bleed heavy after. Polyps again?

I'm 45 had cervical polyps, and endometrial polyp once years ago. My cycle is every 26 dys, but missed twice and bleed heavy after. Polyps again?

Perimenopause: Missing a period at age 45 then having the late period be heavy is usually caused by hormone changes of perimenopause. Endometrial polyps will cause heavier periods, or spotting between periods, but won't change the time a period begins. ...Read more

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Can "The Goldstein SonoBiopsy" be a good tool to test endometrial polyp for cancer? I do not want to be put to sleep for surgery

Can "The Goldstein SonoBiopsy" be a good tool to test endometrial polyp for cancer? I do not want to be put to sleep for surgery

No: The problem is that cancer, if present, is often in part but not all the the polyp. so if that test reveals cancer then you have a diagnosis. But if not, then you could have missed something ...Read more

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Is it possible that a vaginal ultrasound will misdiagnose a endometrial polyp? Is it possible this is scar tissue from a fiberoil I had removed?

Is it possible that a vaginal ultrasound will misdiagnose a endometrial polyp? Is it possible this is scar tissue from a fiberoil I had removed?

Polyp: Appearance of lesions on imaging is often suitable as a screening test, but as noted by the other physician's answer it could very well be something else. A biopsy will tell with certainty, as a polyp, leiomyoma, scar and hyperplasia, etc, all have very characteristic features on pathology. ...Read more