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What is the difference between hysteroscopy and polypectomy?

What is the difference between hysteroscopy and polypectomy?

Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy is to introduce a thin scope into uterus through the vagina and cervix, so we can see the polyp in the cavity of the uterus. We then use a loop through the hysteroscope to shave off and retrieve the polyp. ...Read more

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Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
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Hysteroscopy (Definition)

Hysteroscopy is a procedure utilizing a thin telescope with a light cord and camera attached to visualize the inside of the uterus. The scope is inserted through the vagina, into the cervix and then entered ...Read more


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Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Yes: Start with mild exercise such as walking. If the activity induces bleeding, slow down or stop. ...Read more

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When am I able to concieve after a Hysteroscopy, D&C, Polypectomy?

After 2 periods: I recommend waiting until you have had 2 normal periods to allow the endometrial lining to heal. ...Read more

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How lonf to recover after hysteroscopy and polypectomy under general anaesthetic?

How lonf to recover after hysteroscopy and polypectomy under general anaesthetic?

1-2 days. without co: The recovery time from general eneral anesthesia is 24-48hrs. A hystoroscopy, polypectomy does not require any abdominal incisions and within a couple days one should feel better if there are no complications. ...Read more

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Is endometrial cancer slow to develop had d&c hysteroscopy polypectomy 5mths ago path no signs of anything now new polyp gonna remove chance cancer ?

Is endometrial cancer slow to develop had d&c hysteroscopy polypectomy 5mths ago path no signs of anything now new polyp gonna remove chance cancer ?

Odds : The odds of having a cancerous growth within a polyp is fairly small. Risk factors such as not having any kids, history of irregular periods, advanced age, obesity can increase your chances of having uterine malignancy. However, as a whole the odds are still small. if a negative biopsy has been done in the past, you can be reasonably assured for now. They may sample your lining again in the future ...Read more

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Trying hard to understand on progesterone had d&c hysteroscopy w/ polypectomy 5 months ago no hyperplasia /cancer so what caused another polyp ?

Trying hard to understand on progesterone had d&c hysteroscopy w/ polypectomy 5 months ago no hyperplasia /cancer so what caused another polyp ?

UTERINE POLYPS: THIS QUESTION IS BETTER POSED AND ANSWERED BY YOUR GYN SPECIALIST THAT HAS BEEN TREATING YOU FOR THIS PROBLEM IN THE RECENT PAST. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU STAY ON THIS PROBLEM UNTIL IT IS CONTROLLED AND ELIMINATED. IF THIS PROBLEM BECOMES RECURRENT, DISCUSS OTHER OPTIONS, INCLUDING HYSTERECTOMY WITH YOUR GYN SPECIALIST. ...Read more

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Why would my doctor ask me to monitor my weight post hysteroscopy/polypectomy and notify him of any 2 lb weight gain within one day?

Why would my doctor ask me to monitor my weight post hysteroscopy/polypectomy and notify him of any 2 lb weight gain within one day?

Fluid overload: In order to see something inside the womb with the hysteroscope your doctor needed to extend the womb with constantly running saline solution. Some of it is retained in the body. The longer the procedure takes the more fluid can potentially be retained. There are precautions, though, to avoid a fluid overload. I congratulate you to having a doctor who is so conscientious. ...Read more

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Office hysteroscopy w/ endo biopsy &polypectomy came back from labs as normal how accurate no cancer or hyperplasia?

Office hysteroscopy w/ endo biopsy &polypectomy came back from labs as normal how accurate no cancer or hyperplasia?

Very accurate: Biopsy analysis pathology report is the final answer, if report is negative you should be very happy, it means no cancer, report says no hperplasia it means what it says. You should celebrate for the good news ...Read more

Dr. Raj Mummadi
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Polypectomy (Definition)

It is a procedure usually done through an flexible scope that removes an ...Read more