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Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Yes: Start with mild exercise such as walking. If the activity induces bleeding, slow down or stop. ...Read more

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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


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Had hysteroscopy/polypectomy/d&c 1st period started &stopped at 3 days, started again on day 5 heavy, stopped &started again day 7 heavy. Is it normal?

Monitor: The first cycle after hysteroscopic surgery can sometimes be a little off. It will be important to monitor you cycles over the next few months to see how they are. Also schedule a post op follow up visit to go over the pathology report from your recent surgery. ...Read more

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Can I opt NOT to get the D&C in combo with a hysteroscopy/polypectomy and just have the two without a d&c as I don't want my uterine lining scrape?

Can I opt NOT to get the D&C in combo with a hysteroscopy/polypectomy and just have the two without a d&c as I don't want my uterine lining scrape?

Confirm with doctor: The surgical plan will depend on why the doctor is doing the surgery in the first place. It you have a simple polyp then a D and C is usually not done. If the doctor feels that tissue sampling is needed for whatever medical problem you have prompting the surgery then a D and C may be warranted. Each surgery must be individualized. ...Read more

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Is endometrial cancer slow to develop had d&c hysteroscopy polypectomy 5mths ago path no signs of anything now new polyp gonna remove chance cancer ?

Is endometrial cancer slow to develop had d&c hysteroscopy polypectomy 5mths ago path no signs of anything now new polyp gonna remove chance cancer ?

Odds : The odds of having a cancerous growth within a polyp is fairly small. Risk factors such as not having any kids, history of irregular periods, advanced age, obesity can increase your chances of having uterine malignancy. However, as a whole the odds are still small. if a negative biopsy has been done in the past, you can be reasonably assured for now. They may sample your lining again in the future ...Read more

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Why would my doctor ask me to monitor my weight post hysteroscopy/polypectomy and notify him of any 2 lb weight gain within one day?

Why would my doctor ask me to monitor my weight post hysteroscopy/polypectomy and notify him of any 2 lb weight gain within one day?

Fluid overload: In order to see something inside the womb with the hysteroscope your doctor needed to extend the womb with constantly running saline solution. Some of it is retained in the body. The longer the procedure takes the more fluid can potentially be retained. There are precautions, though, to avoid a fluid overload. I congratulate you to having a doctor who is so conscientious. ...Read more

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Had a d&c & hysteroscopy/polypectomy yesterday on day 6 of my period. I had bright red bleeding and then NO BLEEDING AT ALL is it normal to not bleed?

Had a d&c & hysteroscopy/polypectomy yesterday on day 6 of my period. I had bright red bleeding and then NO BLEEDING AT ALL is it normal to not bleed?

Yes: Post hysteroscopy bleeding can be quite variable. Sometimes people only bleed on the day and the day after the procedure, sometimes people stop and then bleed again a few days later. But less bleeding is not a cause for concern. ...Read more

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Having a lot of watery fluid leaking from vagina 16 days post d&c/hysteroscopy/polypectomy Feels like urinating on myself but is odorless is it normal?

Having a lot of watery fluid leaking from vagina 16 days post d&c/hysteroscopy/polypectomy Feels like urinating on myself but is odorless is it normal?

Probably: This probably simply reflects the healing process that is going on within the uterus. Have it looked at if it does not start to improve over the next week. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Mummadi
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Polypectomy (Definition)

It is a procedure usually done through an flexible scope that removes an ...Read more