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Doctor insights on: Hysteroscopy And Polyp Removal

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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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Whats invovled with nasal polyp removal surgery?

Whats invovled with nasal polyp removal surgery?

Endoscopic surgery: This is usally an out-patient surgery done using endoscopes. Many times image guided surgery (gps for the sinuses) is used to prevent complications. ...Read more

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Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Probably: The D&C adds little additional risk to the hysteroscopy and is often beneficial to check the lining of the uterus besides the polyp od fibroid. ...Read more

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How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy in showing cancer or hyperplasia?

How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy  in showing cancer or hyperplasia?

Not entirely - : To make these diagnoses - of cancer and hyperplasia - a pathologist really must examine slides of biopsies or smears. These diagnoses cannot be made with any certainty without microscopic examination. ...Read more

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Nasal polyp removal absolutely necessary?

Nasal polyp removal absolutely necessary?

Depends: If you have a nasal polyp on one side - yes it should be removed to make sure it is nothing more serious. Polyps almost always affect both nasal/sinus cavities. If it is seen on only one side - it should be biopsied (or removed). Polyps do not "need to be removed." indications for removal would be 1) if having surgery for chronic sinusitis 2) breathing difficulty 3) trouble smelling. ...Read more

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Had bleeding after menapause. Found polypxs after office procedure to look into uterus with camera. Couldnt reach polyp to remove. Scedule surgery to ?

Had bleeding after menapause. Found polypxs after office procedure to look into uterus with camera. Couldnt reach polyp to remove. Scedule surgery to ?

Yes: Sadly, if a lesion like a polyp is found, it should be removed. Very rarely a cancer can be inside the polyp and it's important to remove any lesion in the uterus in event had cancerous elements. Almost always polyps are benign, so don't worry too much! ...Read more

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Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the diffreence?

Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the diffreence?

Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy uses a small camera inserted through he vagina into the uterus to allow visualization of the lining. A scraping of the lining can then be done to remove it and any small lesions arising from it. A hysterectomy removes the uterus +/- ovaries and tubes. Sometimes a hysteroscopy can lead a physician to recommend hysterectomy. Talk to your GYN about what is best for you. ...Read more

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Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy.Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient. Why not just have a hysterectomy?

Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy.Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient.  Why not just have a hysterectomy?

Good question: You should discuss that with your doctor. Endometrial polyps should be removed, but a hysterectomy is also an appropriate treatment option for a woman with endometrial polyps. ...Read more

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Having a dermoid cyst removed larposcopicly. Will there be vaginal bleeding after surgery?

Probably not: Sometimes the stress of going through a surgery as well as general anaesthesia can cause some irregularity to your present cycle. The surgical procedure itself will not cause bleeding, however. ...Read more

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If I have a uterine polyp and endometrial hyperplasia, wouldn't hysteroscopy be better than pipelle biopsy?

Yes and no, ...: For treatment yes, for diagnosis no. This is a generalization and you should really discuss this question with your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Should one remove uterus fibriods?

Should one remove uterus fibriods?

See below: Strictly speaking the indications for removal are abnormal uterine bleeding, symptoms related to the bulky size of the fibroid, infertility or recurrent pregnancy loss. Many women choose hysterectomy when they are done with childbearing and desire a definitive end to their fibroid symptoms. If you do not have a lot of symptoms there is no necessity to remove fibroids. ...Read more

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Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy. Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.

Depends on location: if the fibroids is significantly distorting the endometrial cavity, it will be of benefit (assuming all other factors are normal). Fibroids outside of the endometrial cavity or that are pedunculated, may not reduce your chances of getting pregnant and may not be neccessary to remove them. Speak to your GYN who can discuss this further with you . Best wishes ...Read more

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

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

Usually: The purpose of a d;c is to sample the lining of the uterus. It is possible that a polyp could be sampled during the d;c but not removed. Likewise for a cervical polyp. A hysteroscopy may be necessary to completely remove a polyp. Whatever tissue is retrieved, is is almost always sent to the pathologist for microscopic evaluation. ...Read more

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I had d and c and hysterscopy for abnormal uterine bleeding. Does hysteroacopy detect cancer during procedure or only when removed tissue is analyzed?

I had d and c and hysterscopy for abnormal uterine bleeding. Does hysteroacopy detect cancer during procedure or only when removed tissue is analyzed?

No, it may suggest: No, tissue is needed for diagnosis. Irregularity, nodules or masses on hysteroscopy may suggest likely cancer but rissue analysis by a pathologist is required both to tell what type and grade and prognosis of cancer and to screen out benign causses of irregularity or nodular mass. ...Read more

Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
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Hysteroscopy (Definition)

Hysteroscopy is a procedure utilizing a thin telescope with a light cord and camera attached to visualize the inside of the uterus. The scope is inserted through the vagina, into the cervix and then entered ...Read more


Dr. Tanya Russo
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Polyp Removal (Definition)

In the colon , a polyp is cut off or removed during a special exam called a colonoscopy, for a sample for biopsy to look for cancer, and to remove it in case it is cancer. Cutting it off also reduces ...Read more