Cervical Polyp

Small tumor or growth on the surface of the cervix, which is the part that connects the uterus to the vagina, is called cervical polyp. They are commonly found in middle-aged women. The symptoms include spotting after sexual intercourse, intermenstrual bleeding, and bleeding after menopause.

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What is the cause of sudden bleeding after sex?

Query: I had sex with my partner yesterday and my partner noticed blood on him. my period is due for another two weeks I've been bleeding since yesterday and the consistency isn't that of a period and it's heavier than spotting. I've also had severe lower abdominal pain since yesterday and I've been extre...  Read Full »


Dr. Grishma Desai

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, welcome to icliniq. I can imagine the irregular bleeding can be distressing. Since your periods isn’t expected for another two weeks, I still recommend that we do a urine pregnancy test to rule out a pregnancy that may be aborting. Once we rule out a pregnancy we may focus on other ca...  Read Full »

Why do I have extreme pain when peeing with no blood on my second day?

Query: Hello doctor, In my monthly periods the first day, I found a bit of blood when I wiped my clot. However, on the second day, I experienced extreme pain when peeing, and no blood was found on my pads. What does this mean? I am currently taking Vitamin D supplements.  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out. I am looking forward to help you with your query. Based on the symptoms you have presented is quite common in women of your age group. Do not worry. The reasons behind such thing in a woman could be, If it is happening during midcycle then it i...  Read Full »

What does vascular mass in a transvaginal ultrasound mean?

Query: I need to speak with radiologist in regards to an transvaginal ultrasound and the results i have. Thank you. How long will a doctor take to respond to my request Hello  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing in to us. You have a radiologist responding to your query. Please begin with your details on transvaginal ultrasound and the results you got. Thanks  Read Full »

Can bleeding after intercourse be a sign of cervical cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I have sex regularly with my husband. But for the past few days, I have bleeding after intercourse. What would be the cause?  Read Full »


Dr. Sini P

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before answering your question let me know; 1. What is your age? 2. Are you pregnant? Because according to age, the causes are different. In the reproductive age group, the leading cause is any local pathology like polyp, to detect that you need a thorough examinati...  Read Full »

I have cervical polyp with bleeding after sex and foul discharge. Will it develop into cervical cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with a cervical polyp and my gynecologist had said it was caused by HPV. I have been getting sharp cutting pains in my vaginal area for the longest time hence we decided to go for a hysteroscopy and then we found out that I had the cervical polyps. So now for the past fe...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the symptoms you mentioned, it definitely implies that you need to go check with your gynecologist for an examination to see and rule out any cancerous changes or for any presence of polyps. Without examining it is difficult to say. The color and odor of t...  Read Full »

Why does my vaginal discharge smell like rotten eggs?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed the past couple of days my vagina smells like rotten eggs. I have never been sexually active, but I use tampons. I do not have any other symptoms, like burning, itching, discharge, etc. What could this be?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? The possible causes are: If a tampon is left in for a long time or unhygienic methods of insertion. You can stop using tampons and use sanitary pads till fine. Use vaginal wash twice a day for a week. If you have a urinary infection. This will need c...  Read Full »

Can I try to conceive right after the removal of cervical polyp?

Query: Hello doctor, Today is CD6. Yesterday, I started taking Clomid for CD5 to 9. CD10 is scheduled for cervical polypectomy. The night before instructed to take Misoprostol. Can I try to conceive this month right after a cervical polyp removal? The polyp is very small in the cervix.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If a cervical polyp is removed anytime, there will be some fresh blood. So it is not advisable to have any medication for pregnancy, in the same cycle as the removal. As blood is not a good medium for sperms, sperm motility is reduced or stopped by blood components. You...  Read Full »

Had cervical polypectomy and experiencing back pain. Will it subside in time?

Query: Hi doctor, I had cervical polypectomy and was told to expect brown discharge. Now experiencing cramping, minor bleeding, vinegar smell, and severe back pain, to the point that I am dizzy and nauseous. A couple of days earlier had a bunch of discharge that looked like dark reddish and orangish skin....  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is normal to experience reddish brown discharge for 4-5 days post cervical polypectomy, but it should not cause any back pain per se unless there has been a secondary infection or vaginitis or bacterial vaginosis which is quite likely with vinegar smell. Flagyl (Met...  Read Full »

is there any medicines for dysmenorrhea ?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old female, who was diagnosed with dysmenorrhea about two years ago. Last year I was given Mefenamic acid by my doctor to take for the pain and nausea. But, the medicine is not helping me, I still have pain and vomiting. Is there anything else I can take for this?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dysmenorrhea is not a diagnosis, it is only a symptom. Let me put few possible causes and their evaluation and treatment forward. At this young age, the most common cause is spasmodic dysmenorrhea. The cervix is tight and the blood when trying to make its way during perio...  Read Full »

How long do I have to wait to get pregnant, after a missed abortion?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive from past six years. A year back I had a laparoscopy for tube bend. My reports show the length of the uterus is 82 mm. Gravid uterus reveals one gestational sac with an embryo, CRL is 10 mm, which corresponds to the gestational age of seven weeks and six days i...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry about the loss, but let me assure you one thing, you will surely get pregnant again. It is not just to console you, but if you got pregnant before, irrespective of the result, you will get pregnant again. Let me explain what and why is missed abortion. A healthy ...  Read Full »

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