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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How to treat abdominal pain occurring during periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old, unmarried woman. I have been suffering from PMS. I am getting severe abdomen pain during the menstrual cycle, and it is irregular also. What should be the treatment for my problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Several conditions can cause such pain during menstruation and sometimes, it can be no detectable reason. In order to determine the cause, a pelvic ultrasound needs to be done as well as a clinical examination. Usually, such pain can be due to a fibroid or a polyp. Both o...  Read Full »

What is the reason for having excessive white vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting excessive white discharge out of my vagina. It is leaving white streaks in my innerwear. It has has a minor yeast smell. But, I do not feel itchy or burning sensation. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been better if you had given a few more details like your age, menstrual cycle, any other medical problems and sexual history. I will give the list of possibilities and their management here. It is most probably a candida infection, thick white curdy di...  Read Full »

What does vascular mass in a transvaginal ultrasound mean?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a query related to transvaginal scan and the reports. I would like to consult a radiologist. Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

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

Are cervical polyps harmful?

Query: Hello doctor,Can polyps cyst in the right ovary, if not removed, may convert into cancer? The size of the follicular cyst is 25 mm, and 24 mm when noted. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Actually, polyps and cysts are both different things. The cyst will not convert into any concern or abnormal growth. But polyp is an abnormal growth of tissue that can be benign, which is not harmful. You have a polyp in the cervix, which is the opening of the uterus...  Read Full »

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

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

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 »

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

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

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

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

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 »

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