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I had a uterine polyp and underwent a surgery to have it removed. It's been 15 days and I've had some spotting for the last 2 days. is this normal?

I had a uterine polyp and underwent a surgery to have it removed. It's been 15 days and I've had some spotting for the last 2 days. is this normal?

Vaginal spotting: This is in the time frame of what I would consider to be normal after this procedure, as long as it is just light spotting. If persists for several more days and/or gets heavier, then you should be checked by your GYN. ...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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I had a uterine polyp removed and a d and c how long are you suppossed to bleed after surgery? My surgery was dec 18, 2012 started heavy bleed jan 1

I had a uterine polyp removed and a d and c how long are you suppossed to bleed after surgery? My surgery was dec 18, 2012  started heavy bleed jan 1

Please call your: Doc , as yoru doc knows you and how the surgery went, it is your doc's job to take care of you post-op and u are still post op, it depends on how big polyp was if rest of the tissue is normal, etc., u should not be having heavy bleeding on jan 1st from procedure, that may be a period but call your doc as h or she can do something about it, if you were my pt., would offer u endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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36 years old and just been diagnosed with an endometrial polyp of 11 x 6 mm. Going through surgery in December. Is there a risk it can be cancerous?

36 years old and just been diagnosed with an endometrial polyp of 11 x 6 mm. Going through surgery in 
December. Is there a risk it can be cancerous?

Very unlikely !: Polyps in the uterus are commonly non cancerous. They can be easily removed by outpatient hysteroscopy. The tissue report (pathology) will give you the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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Whether after surgery of endometrial polyp conceivement is possible?

Whether after surgery of endometrial polyp conceivement is possible?

Endomtrial polyp: yes. Once polyp removed, you can get pregnant just like everybody else. ...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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Could one uterine polyp cause swelling?

Could one uterine polyp cause swelling?

Probably not: A uterine polyp is not likely to have any systemic effects and is not likely to impact fluid retention that causes swelling. ...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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What are the chances of hemorrhaging after having a uterine polyp removed?

What are the chances of hemorrhaging after having a uterine polyp removed?

should be no bleedin: Symptoms of uterine polyp include: irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding between menstrual periods, excessively heavy menstrual periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, and infertility. Treatment: currettage. Bleeding should stop. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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