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Just was told i have a uterine polyp about 7.2cm. What is the treatment, is it considered small or large and should I be concerned?

Just was  told i have a uterine polyp about 7.2cm. What is the treatment, is it considered small or large and should I be concerned?

Symptomatic?: 7.2 cm is a fairly large polyp, the non pregnant uterus is about 7.6 cm. I assume that you had symptoms that led to finding the polyp. If you can live with the symptoms then you can live with the polyp. If the symptoms are not bearable or get worse then you should have it surgically removed. ...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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What is a uterine polyp ?

What is a uterine polyp
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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 more

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At what age an uterine polyp could be cancerous?

At what age an uterine polyp could be cancerous?

Any: The large majority are benign but they need to be examined by a pathologist. ...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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Can I have my uterine polyp removed on the day of ovulation or after ovulation?

Can I have my uterine polyp removed on the day of ovulation or after ovulation?

Yes: You can as long as there is no chance you are pregnant. So if you are not sexually active that is fine for the month. However, usually it is easier to see and do the procedure earlier in your cycle ...Read more

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Is there any medication to instantly stop irregular bleeding caused by uterine polyp?

Is there any medication to instantly stop irregular bleeding caused by uterine polyp?

Lysteda: Lysteda may stop the bleeding, but you should plan to have the polyp removed. A polyp removed from the uterine lining can be done thought the cervix, with no incisions. It is called a hysteroscopic polypectomy. ...Read more

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Should I have uterine polyp removed 47years old, very low progesterone levels, short cycle

It : It depends on your symptoms and your biopsy results. If you have had a negative biopsy, then it depends on your symptoms, such as if you are having heavy bleeding or pain. Please discuss these issues with your gynecologist who diagnosed the polyp so that you can make an informed decision. ...Read more

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2cm uterine polyp small enough to do office hysteroscopy ?? Previous one done for smaller one never felt

2cm uterine polyp small enough to do office hysteroscopy ?? Previous one done for smaller one never felt

Consult with your MD: Every doctor has a different comfort level with what they're willing to try in the office. a Larger polyp will take more time to remove hysteroscopically and if you're willing to go through the discomfort of a procedure for a while then that would be helpful to let your doctor know. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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