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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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In my d& c yesterday they removed 2 polyps which had grown from each sude of the uterus and had joins in middle. Is this why i couldn't conceive?

In my d& c yesterday they removed 2 polyps which had grown from each sude of the uterus and had joins in middle. Is this why i couldn't  conceive?

Yes I am sure: Your doc who removed them spoke with you about that if he or she didnt then u need to ask them when u come back for your post-op check, and sometimes you can have that and another reason, so you need to ask them if anything else needs to be checked before you try. ...Read more

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I have polyps in my uterus. I've heard that they should be removed but my obgyn says otherwise. Should i get them scraped out or leave them alone?

I have polyps in my uterus. I've heard that they should be removed but my obgyn says otherwise. Should i get them scraped out or leave them alone?

Polyps: If there are polyps in your uterus (not on your cervix), generally they are removed because they can cause abnormal bleeding. Cervical polyps are removed if you have bleeding with sex. Talk with your doc. ...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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My mom s gyn. Removed a 6mm uterus polyp. The uterus and ovaris normal. He sent polyp for pathology. Gyn view was that polyp is benign. Shall we wait?

Wait for the report: The gyne sent the polyp to be analyzed by a pathologist to rule out cancer. The clinical impression at the time of surgery is very often right, but would wait for the final pathology report to make sure there is no microscopic abnormality. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. says it's a polyp..have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66

Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. says it's a polyp..have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66

Polyp: If there is a polyp there, it is likely that the doctor will remove or at least biopsy it. After a hysterectomy or menopause the most common reason for bleeding is the thinning of the vaginal tissue due to low estrogen levels. This is called atrophic vaginitis. Occasionally, after a hysterectomy there will be granulation tissue or "proud flesh" at the cuff which can resemble a polyp and bleed. ...Read more

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Had polyps removed from cervix and uterus three days ago and still spotting how long might this last?

Had  polyps removed from cervix and uterus three days ago and still spotting  how long might  this last?

U should be asking t: This to the doc who just did your surgery as he shoudlhave told you before and or after the surgery exactly what to expect post op so please call your doc as your doc knows your situation, so call that doc this weekend. ...Read more

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What are polyps in uterus? Are they malignant? 2 polyps found in mom's uterus and got removed, sent to biopsy. Do they reoccur. Size: 3x2 cms

Depends on path: Wait for the pathology report but polyps can be either a benign or cancererous finding or in fact somerwhere in between. They may indeed recur and could be a risk factor for endometrial cancer. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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


Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more