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Tests For Uterine Polyp
Can I have uterin cervical culture and papanicolau tests while I have a minor spotting? I have an uterine polyp, of 2.2 - schedule for histeroscopy
Yes: Light bleeding should not affect the results of a pap test or cultures. ...Read more
Mom has 6mm uterine polyp discovered after little spotting. Her age is 56. She will take it out & test it. What is the % of being cancerous in numbers?
Not very high: Not very high but wait for the testing. ...Read more
My mom has 6mm uterine polyp discovered today after little spotting. Her age is 56. What is the % risk of cancer in numbers. She ll take it & test it?
What did her gyn say: She needs it sampled and also the endometrium sampled that is not a polyp, she needs her doc to do a hysteroscopy and polyp removal and endometrial sampling I do almost all of mine in office odds are in her favor that it is not cancer but if could be precancerous so it needs to be removed. ...Read more
Endometrial polyps: A uterine polyp is an overgrowth of the tissue that lines the uterus, the endometrium. The polyps vary in size and may cause irregular vaginal bleeding or heavy menstrual bleeding or occasionally bleeding associated with intercourse. They may also exist without symptoms as an incidental finding on a sonogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What percentage of time/how common is it to get a 2nd uterine polyp or for 1 2 grow back after removal of a polyp? Ave length of time this happens?
Hard ?: Uterine polyps are not that common to begin with. I am not sure what procedure was performed to remove them. If that was a d&c, then the polyp or polyps got removed entirely and it should not regrow quickly unless it is cancerous. If it regrew and the biopsy was not cancer, then it could have been that it was not removed in the first place. Anyway, we need more details on that. ...Read more
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