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What's the most common sign of uterus polyps?

What's the most common sign of uterus polyps?

Uterine polyps: Abnormal bleeding. They can be seen on ultrasound and can be detected with butterfly out d& c. ...Read more

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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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What are polyps in the uterus? how aret hey treated?

Benign growths: Polyps are benign tissue growths that appear in various body parts. In the uterus they grow off the endometrium. They can be resected using a hysteroscope. ...Read more

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How do you know if you're "symptomatic" of a uterus polyp ?

How do you know if you're "symptomatic" of a uterus polyp ?

Pain or heavy period: Polyp in the uterus causes heavy periods and bleeding between periods and also crampy painful periods do if you do not have any of these then you have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What % of uterus polyps are found to be cancerous ?

What % of uterus polyps are found to be cancerous ?

Low - Less than 10%: The prevalence rate of endometrial polyps ranges from 10% to 40% in women with abnormal uterine bleeding, and polyps are found in up to 12% of asymptomatic women in routine examinations. Generally, the prevalence rate of malignancy associated with endometrial polyps ranges from 0.8% to 8%. Women with endometrial polyps and postmenopausal bleeding had a higher prevalence of endometrial malignancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to leave polyps up uterus if they turn out to be benign ?

Is it safe to leave polyps up uterus if they turn out to be benign ?

Usually: It is possible to just watch endometrial polyps, since only about 1 out of 1000 are cancer. On the other hand, removal of the polyps will give you a better menstrual cycle and since you have hypothyroidism, which can cause you to miss periods, if your doctor recommends having a dilation and curettage, it would be the prudent thing to do. ...Read more

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Hello, What does it mean if you have a calcified polyp in your uterus?

Hello, What does it mean if you have a calcified polyp in your uterus?

Benign: Polyps are usually benign growths in your uterus, Rarely they can be precancerous. They require a blood supply to survive and grow, When that blood supply is compromised, they necrose and calcify. If you have a calcified polyp in your uterus and it is not causing you symptoms, no intervention is needed. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more