Uterine Polyps

Symptoms: 

The symptoms of uterine polyps include the following:

  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Unusually heavy flow during menstrual periods
  • Bleeding or spotting between periods
  • Vaginal spotting or bleeding after menopause
  • Infertility
Tests to diagnose: 

The doctor will also perform a gynecological exam and may order additional tests or procedures. These tests may include the following:

  • Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Sonohysterography
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Curettage
Treatment: 

Methods of treatment include the following:

Medications
Surgical removal (hysteroscopy)
Curettage 

 

For more information visit the following websites

http://www.imsociety.org/updates_view_open.php?menopauseliveID=441&SESSID=mpcigywu

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003097-pdf.pdf