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I have an endometrial polyp in the womb ... Should i take it out? How serious is this ?

I have an endometrial polyp in the womb ... Should i take it out? How serious is this ?

Yes it: Should come out because it could grow, or bleed, or rarely turn into cancer or cause infertilty or an early miscarriage, it does depends how big it is, I am almost always able to remove them hysteroscopically in office, please consult with your gyn. ...Read more

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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I recently had a polyp removed from my womb. This came back normal, however would the polyp biopsy detect womb cancer? Thanks

I recently had a polyp removed from my womb. This came back normal, however would the polyp biopsy detect womb cancer? Thanks

Probably not: If you had a simple removal of a benign endometrial or endocervical polyp, the probability of detecting "womb cancer " is really quite remote . If you do not have any risk factors for "womb cancer" like a family history, a personal history of hormonal disorders, of unopposed estrogens, PCOS, infertility...among others, there is very little cause for concern. particularly at age 28. ...Read more

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Does the mini pill help prevent womb polyps/help ease endometriosis? Thanks

Does the mini pill help prevent womb polyps/help ease endometriosis? Thanks

Low dose OC's: Low dose oral contraceptives will keep the endometrium minimal during their use to help minimize polyp formation and to some extent endometriosis. ...Read more

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What are polyps in the uterus? how aret hey treated?

What are polyps in the uterus?  how aret hey treated?

Benign growths: Polyps are benign tissue growths that appear in various body parts. In the uterus they grow off the endometrium. They can be resected using a hysteroscope. ...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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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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Hello, What does it mean if you have a calcified polyp in your uterus?

Hello, What does it mean if you have a calcified polyp in your uterus?

Benign: Polyps are usually benign growths in your uterus, Rarely they can be precancerous. They require a blood supply to survive and grow, When that blood supply is compromised, they necrose and calcify. If you have a calcified polyp in your uterus and it is not causing you symptoms, no intervention is needed. ...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

Uterus (Definition)

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


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more