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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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Can uterine polyps turn cancerous 2 weeks after being biopsied and coming back benign? Getting a D&C done next week. How fast can it turn to cancer?

Can uterine polyps turn cancerous 2 weeks after being biopsied and coming back benign? Getting a D&C done next week. How fast can it turn to cancer?

They very rarely do: At age 20, the risk that a cervical or endometrial polyp would be "cancer" is so remote as to be negligible. Many of the small polyps (under 1cm) require no treatment or removal particularly if they cause no symptoms ; they will often resolve spontaneously and disappear. Even in older perimenopausal or postmenopausal women, most of these polyps are usually benign. They do not "turn to cancer". ...Read more

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Nabothian cyst in cervix, 2.1cm cyst in right ovary. History of uterine polyp. Pain in left lower abdomen15dys, lower back pain+no period-what is it?

Nabothian cyst in cervix, 2.1cm cyst in right ovary. History of uterine polyp. Pain in left lower abdomen15dys, lower back pain+no period-what is it?

Multiple issues: Nabothian cysts are normal as is (probably) the rt ovarian cyst. The uterine polyp is more worrisome and should be followed (with ultrasound) to make sure it doesn't get bigger. The lack of periods could be related to pregnancy, hormonal imbalances or low body fat/athletic activity. The back pain can certainly come from the pelvic issues or can be the spine itself. Gyn eval 1st then spine eval. ...Read more

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Who is usually affected by uterine polyps?

Who is usually affected by uterine polyps?

Females & Estrogen+: Over 40 females wth obesity, hypertension, and diabetes are prime candidates as well as individuals who ovulate infrequently and make extra estrogen which can lead to endometrial proliferation and polyps. ...Read more

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Can uterine polyps cause anemia?

Can uterine polyps cause anemia?

Yes: Yes if polyps are large enough to cause heavy or irregular menstruation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex when you have uterine polyps?

Is it safe to have sex when you have uterine polyps?

Depends: Sex as safe with polyps as it is without polyps.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can uterine polyps go away with progesterone therapy?

Can uterine polyps go away with progesterone therapy?

No but: Progesterone will not make polyps go away. However they will oftentimes resolve on their own with no treatment and do not always require surgery. ...Read more

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When taking progesterone 200 mg a day every day doesn't stop uterine polyps then what? All biopsy and d and c benign

When taking progesterone 200 mg a day every day doesn't stop uterine polyps then what? All biopsy and d and c benign

Hysteroscopy: It sounds like if you've had D&Cs and still have polyps that you might need a hysteroscopy where your GYN uses a small camera to go into the uterus and LOOK for the pesky polyp and removes it using a tiny grasper. It's a very simple procedure and can help when medications do not. This can sometimes be done in the office. ...Read more

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Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy. Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient. Why not just have a hysterectomy?

Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy. Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient. Why not just have a hysterectomy?

Good question: You should discuss that with your doctor. Endometrial polyps should be removed, but a hysterectomy is also an appropriate treatment option for a woman with endometrial polyps. ...Read more

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Can getting uterine polyps often anything to worry about? I haven't stopped bleeding in 4 months and my doctor doesn't seem to be worried.

Can getting uterine polyps often anything to worry about? I haven't stopped bleeding in 4 months and my doctor doesn't seem to be worried.

Progesterone: Uterine polyps, and excessive uterine bleeding are most likely due to an inadequate secretion of the hormone progesterone during the two weeks before your period starts. Find a compounding pharmacist in your area and ask for a reference for a doctor that uses actual progesterone to reestablish normal menstrual cycle patterns. Your anxiety is also a symptom of progesterone deficiency. ...Read more

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Can uterine polyps cause pain?

Can uterine polyps cause pain?

It can cause pain: It's possible to have uterine polyps without signs or symptoms. Symptoms include: irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding between menstrual periods, excessively heavy menstrual periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, and infertility.
Thank you for question. ...Read more

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Can women with uterine polyps get pregant?

Yes: She can get pregnant. But polyps do increase the risk of infertility and possibly miscarriage. We usually remove them if we know about them and a woman has been having trouble getting pregnant. In most cases, they do no harm. In your age group, they are rarely cancerous. Research shows they can often fall off on their own. ...Read more

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How are uterine polyps seen?

How are uterine polyps seen?

Imaging: Ultrasound can give the suspicion of polyps. But sonohysterogram is the best modality. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of uterine polyps?

What are symptoms of uterine polyps?

Can be asymptomatic: It's possible to have uterine polyps without signs or symptoms. Symptoms include: irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding between menstrual periods, excessively heavy menstrual periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, and infertility.
To diagnose: uterine ultrasound, and biopsy or currettage with biopsy. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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What causes a uterine polyps to grow?

Unpredictable: One can not predict the growth of a uterine polyp. They respond to female hormones but the growth pattern can not be predicted. They are easy to remove with a hysteroscopic resection. ...Read more

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How are uterine polyps treated in a woman?

Removal: Endometrial polyps can be forerunners to endometrial hyperplasia and cancer. They are removed by hysteroscopy or d & c. ...Read more

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Do uterine polyps go away without surgical intervention?

Do uterine polyps go away without surgical intervention?

No: Uterine polyps will continue to grow untreated during your reproductive lifetime. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting cancer if I do not remove uterine polyps?

Some: Most of the uterine polyps are benign, they are considered premalignant, 0.5% polyps are malignant already., a compelling reason to treat them besides associated symptoms it causes. Please see and take your gynecologist advice. ...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 uterine polyps be treated with birth control pills?

Can uterine polyps be treated with birth control pills?

Probably not: There is at least a theoretic rationale for this but no data. Whether this is even worth considering depends on the certainty of the diagnosis, the size, and the associated symptoms. ...Read more

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Can the new Myosure hysteroscopy to resect uterine polyps be done with out any anaesthesia or dilation? I came across this new procedure online

Can the new Myosure hysteroscopy to resect uterine polyps be done with out any anaesthesia or dilation? I came across this new procedure online

Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy can be done with local anesthetic agents, and/or in women who have had vaginal deliveries without dilation of the cervix. The procedure is best done by a physician who has extensive experience in this area. Call the department of OB/GYN at a University Hospital for a referral to obtain the most reliable results. ...Read more

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Petrified last 4 yrs had 3 hysteroscopies w/ DNC biopsy ALL BENIGN 1 pap with endometrial cells 4 uterine polyps how likely missing cancer diagnosis?

Petrified last 4 yrs had 3 hysteroscopies w/ DNC biopsy ALL BENIGN 1 pap with endometrial cells 4 uterine polyps how likely missing cancer diagnosis?

All biopsies negativ: That's great news to be celebrated! Do you have a family history of breast or uterine cancer? Are you BRCA positive? Have you had mammograms or colonoscopies done? Why are you petrified? Speak to your doc about your fears and address them. You seem to be partly doing that already. ...Read more

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I keep getting uterine polyps. Is there something I can do such as diet etc to help reduce getting them? What causes uterine polyps to keep forming?

I keep getting uterine polyps. Is there something I can do such as diet etc to help reduce getting them? What causes uterine polyps to keep forming?

Unopposed estrogen: Unopposed estrogen is the culprit especially as women his the latter stages of their menstrual careers at age 35 and up. There is no diet that can change the incidence of polyps, but if you are having very long intervals between cycles of 49 days or more, your MD can add progesterone Rx to minimize increased endometrial growth which causes polyp formation. Cervical polyps are not included. ...Read more

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