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what is Endometrial polyps

Endometrial Polyps – Its Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Endometrial polyps, also known as Uterine polyps are found as thinner lining in the uterus as tissue growth and it is not normally benign ie; non-cancerous, but need to be treated as it might even become cancerous. Mostly these polyps are found within the uterus but sometimes they can be found passing through the cervix into the vagina. The growth of these polyps can even lead to miscarriage and become obstacles to get pregnant. So, it is suggested by the doctors for the removal of polyps in order to improve fertility.

Causes of Endometrial polyps

Some of the causes of endometrial polyps are as follows:

  1. Change or due to imbalance in hormonal levels as they are oestrogen sensitive.
  2. People with high blood pressure are more at risk of developing Endometrial polyps.
  3. Obesity in the person.
  4. Having cervical polyps in the past

Symptoms of Endometrial polyps

Some of the polyps do not show any symptoms. But the normal symptoms are as follows:

  1. Discomfort due to a heavy period flow
  2. Infertility
  3. Vaginal bleeding found after the menopause
  4. Bleeding at irregular time intervals

Treatment for Endometrial polyps

The treatment for polyps is not performed instantly but is monitored by the doctors to see whether it vanishes slowly or it can be reduced by the short term medical solution. Even after the use of medicines doesn’t show any effect on the polys, then the removal of polyps is done surgically through hysteroscopy, where an endoscopy with a camera and light on the other end is inserted into the vagina, which helps in detection and treatment of  Endometrial polyps.

If you are suffering the symptoms of Endometrial polyps and are seeking to consult the professional gynaecologist, you can consult with Mrs. Sarah Hussain, the leading female gynaecologist in London. Request a call for treatment.