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Uterine Polyp Surgery
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
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
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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