Endometrial or uterine polyps are an overgrowth of the cells of the endometrium, which is the inner lining of the uterus. These growths are usually noncancerous, but sometimes it turns cancerous. It can cause symptoms like irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding after menopause, infertility, and intermenstrual bleeding.
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Is it safe for me to take the tablet YAZ to treat the endometrial polyp?
Query: Hi doctor,I have been suffering from obesity. My weight is 103 kg, and my height is 167 cm. My period is always irregular because of my weight. Today I did an ultrasound, and the result is attached. So I need a second opinion. The doctor gave me Yaz, and I want to know if it is effective in treating... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I went through your query and understood your concern. The two main concerns are Subserous myoma with slightly thickening myometrium. Polycystic ovaries. As you are on the heavier side of weight gain, it is advisable to lose weight (the i... Read Full »
What can cause sudden excruciating lower abdomen pain?
Query: Hi doctor, My problems began three days ago. Suddenly I felt dizzy, had trouble keeping my balance, and everything turned yellow. I tried sitting down for a bit and standing up several times. My friend got concerned once he realized I was not overreacting. I suddenly felt the need to go to the bath... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right to be concerned. From your symptoms, it could be a couple of things. 1) If you are sexually active or have had unprotected sex in the recent past, it is pretty likely that you may be having an ectopic that is tubal or even uterine pregnancy. The tubal e... Read Full »
Is it possible to get spotting before periods after stopping a morning pill?
Query: Hello doctor, I took a morning pill six months ago. Since then, I can see blood spots every month just before my period starts. There is no discharge. The period is fine and regular. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The abnormal pattern of spotting cannot be due to the pill as it has been there for longer than expected, for it to be a side effect of the pill.You will need an examination to rule out local causes like:Cervical erosion. Polyps. Endometrial hyperplasia. Polyps. Fibroi... Read Full »
During my last period, a big blob of blood came out of my body. Is it miscarriage?
Query: Hi doctor,I do not get my period regularly for five months. Four months back, I had a period only for four days. Last month, on the second day of my period, a big blob of blood came out of my body. I was very confused as to what it was. I did my research and I thought may be it is related to miscarr... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.As per your description, the blob-like thing that came out of your body could have been an endometrial polyp.The irregular periods could be due to polycystic ovaries that cause thickening of the endometrium which may lead to polyps.You also need to rule out thyroid disease.... Read Full »
I had a large number of clots in my regular periods. Can it be a miscarriage?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old and sexually active. Last month, I anticipated getting pregnant and hence, was sexually active during my ovulation. I started having funny symptoms like bloating, cravings and headache. I so much felt like I was pregnant. A day before my expected date of the period (27th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you mentioned could be due to pregnancy which may not have been healthy, and we cannot predict. If it had been healthy, you would have had a weak positive urine pregnancy test. So, most probably you were not pregnant. We have other possibilities like pel... Read Full »
What is spotting and why does it occur?
Query: Hi doctor, Since last year I have spotting between my regular period. Last month, I had spotting for 34 days till my period started four days back. I did FBS, serum pregnancy test, CBC and platelet, CT, BT, protime, urinalysis, and transvaginal ultrasound. I want my results to be interpreted. And I... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The endometrium has numerous glands, and endometrial polyps are an overgrowth of these endometrial glands that protrude into the uterine cavity. These polyps are benign. Endometrial polyps usually are asymptomatic, but in some patients, they may present with abnormal ut... 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 »
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 »
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 »
How long should I continue Regesterone after D and C procedure?
Query: Hello doctor, I got a D and C done a month back for the endometrial polyp. The doctor told me there is uterus infection and prescribed antibiotics. After the course of antibiotics, the other doctor prescribed Regesterone10 mg for 20 days. I still have eight tablets to go, and I got my periods yeste... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it is suggestive of infection only, but it is chronic. It means it is there for a few weeks or months. There is no other abnormal growth. So nothing to worry about. If you were ta... Read Full »
I had an abortion seven months back. Why do I still have black colored periods?
Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion seven months back. I have been having black colored periods bleeding from the last three months. The bleeding is black on all the days of the periods. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? That is quite a short history. Having black or altered blood in the first few months after abortion is common. We have to rule out the following possibilities. Get a pelvic scan to rule out any endometrial polyps or any uterine masses or any endometr... Read Full »