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What's the most common sign of uterus polyps?

What's the most common sign of uterus polyps?

Uterine polyps: Abnormal bleeding. They can be seen on ultrasound and can be detected with butterfly out d& c. ...Read more

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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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How do you know if you're "symptomatic" of a uterus polyp ?

How do you know if you're "symptomatic" of a uterus polyp ?

Pain or heavy period: Polyp in the uterus causes heavy periods and bleeding between periods and also crampy painful periods do if you do not have any of these then you have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What % of uterus polyps are found to be cancerous ?

What % of uterus polyps are found to be cancerous ?

Low - Less than 10%: The prevalence rate of endometrial polyps ranges from 10% to 40% in women with abnormal uterine bleeding, and polyps are found in up to 12% of asymptomatic women in routine examinations. Generally, the prevalence rate of malignancy associated with endometrial polyps ranges from 0.8% to 8%. Women with endometrial polyps and postmenopausal bleeding had a higher prevalence of endometrial malignancy. ...Read more

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I have a uterus polyp & are being sent for a gynecologist for a consultation , what's involved with this ?

I have a uterus polyp & are being sent for a gynecologist for a consultation , what's involved with this ?

Not bad: If it is a cervical poly it will be removed in the office. If it is an endometrial polyp then he or she will bring you into a surgical facility, give you sedation, and put a telescope through your cervix into the uterus (hysteroscopy) and remove the polyp. It will be in and out the same day and return to normal activities the next day.For more information www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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My mom has uterus polyp of 6mm and dr removed it and sent it for pathology. He said that from what he saw it is benign. Can a dr tell this ? Or not?

My mom has uterus polyp of 6mm and dr removed it and sent it for pathology. He said that from what he saw it is benign. Can a dr tell this ? Or not?

Polyp: The pathologist looks at the tissue under the microscope and determines if the cells are abnormal looking. This is the way polyps are diagnosed as benign or malignant. ...Read more

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What is the risk in % that a 6mm uterus polyp be cancerous if after being removed gyn said it is benign. Uterus & ovaries normal. Age is 56 yrs?

What is the risk in % that a 6mm uterus polyp be cancerous if after being removed gyn said it is benign. Uterus & ovaries normal. Age is 56 yrs?

Pathology report?: If the uterine polyp was sent for analysis to the pathology lab and that report by the pathologist was benign- then it is unlikely to be cancer. Ask the gyn for a copy of that report for your records and peace of mind. ...Read more

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If 6mm uterus polyp is cancerous for my 56 yrs old mom and uterus is normal and ovaries as well then is removal of uterus the cure & ends cancer 100%?

If 6mm uterus polyp is cancerous for my  56 yrs old mom and uterus is normal and ovaries as well then is removal of uterus the cure & ends cancer 100%?

Depends: It is not possible to tell from your description. Consult with the md. If there is a cancer, a stage is given by the doctor. The lower the stage, in general, the greater the possibility of a cure. Stay positive and discuss with your mom and her md. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

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