Endometrial polyps that are widely known as are the tumors attached to the inner wall of your uterus. Different causes may play their role in making it hazardous for your health, however, overgrowth of the cells is one of the main causes of the uterine lining. No doubt, most of these tumors are safe, however, some other can be cancerous. There is the possibility that you develop more than 1 polyps, also they may differ in size that ranges from millimeters to centimeters. Usually, it is noticed that polyps stay within your uterus, and sometimes they may go through and stay in your vagina. Now, you may wonder are they gender-specific. Yes, they are gender specific. Usually, they occur in women who have completed or in the process of their menopause. Hence, they are not limited to age and younger women can also get this. Due to the severity of this health issue, our experts highly recommend going through the process of screening so that you may prevent and treat in the initial stages in case of having this severe health problem. When you are going to get treatment for uterine polyps Dubai, Euromed Clinic serves as the best stop. Our satisfied customers and highly experienced surgeons have provided us this confidence that we are announcing it proudly that we are the best clinic in Dubai when you need screening or treatment regarding your health issue specifically related to gynecology.
Table of Contents
- 1 Risk Factors
- 2 Causes
- 3 Symptoms
- 4 How is it diagnosed?
- 5 Preparation
- 6 Procedure
- 7 Aftercare
- 8 How are they treated?
- 9 Recovery and prevention
- 10 Uterine Polyps FAQ’s
- 11 Schedule A Consultation
- 12 Preparing For Your Consultation
Well, in this piece of writing, we are going to discuss causes, symptoms, screening tests, and treatment options for your information. Further, you may discuss your problem anytime with our board-certified surgeons by scheduling your consultation or simply contacting us.
Some of the risk factors that may lead you towards this severe health issue include;
- Intake of tamoxifen that is used to treat breast cancer
The causes may differ from one person to another. However, the following are some of the common causes of uterine polyps.
- A tumor
- A cyst
- Mutation in the genes of colon cells
- A foreign object
- Excess estrogen
- Chronic stomach inflammation
Polyps grow in a way the cancerous cells grow. This is the reason that they become cancerous most of the time.
Frequently, it happens that the polyps don’t appear with observable symptoms. Though, if you observe abnormality in your periods or change in the color of vaginal discharge, you need to visit your gynecologist immediately.
Following are some other symptoms that you may get. Have a look!
If you have spotting or bleeding;
- After douching
- Between your periods
- After intercourse
- After menopause
In some cases, these symptoms may reveal that you are having cancer. Hence, reducing the tumors in your body helps you to decrease the risk. When you visit your doctor, ask him how frequently you need to get screening tests. He will let you know the time period on the basis of your medical history and other important aspects.
How is it diagnosed?
Screening tests are performed to diagnose if you have a health issue or not.
- Transvaginal ultrasound
- Endometrial biopsy
After getting your medical history and analyzing your health condition, your doctor may recommend you to get done with all of these tests or he/she may prescribe a few of them.
Preparation is necessary before going for any procedure. It prepares you for the test as well as make it possible to provide you best possible results. Normally, no specific preparation is necessary for the above-mentioned tests. However, if it requires our doctors will let you know. Following is a list of some important points that you should follow!
- Wear comfortable & loose clothes
- Take prescribed medicine accurately and regularly
- Don’t take the stress
The procedure may differ on the basis of the selection of tests. Hence, our doctors will give you a brief regarding the procedure before starting it. In addition to it, you need to trust our doctors as they are highly qualified and care for your well-being. When it comes to safety and security, we do care about the privacy of every patient.
Aftercare is as essential as preparation and getting a procedure successfully. If you don’t care for this step then you may not get the best possible results. Once you get the tests, our doctors will provide you further instructions on the basis of the results. Following the instructions of your doctor will be helpful for you in prevention as well as successful treatment.
How are they treated?
Our doctors may recommend you any of the following treatment options.
- Watchful waiting
- Surgical removal
Recovery and prevention
The procedure of polyp removal is non-invasive, safe, & simple. If you have developed the polyps for once, then you may develop them again. Regular pelvic exams may assist you in finding if a polyp is developing. These tests help you in prevention and ‘prevention is better than cure.
Uterine Polyps FAQ’s
Do uterine polyps need to be removed?
If polyps are causing heavy bleeding during the menstrual period, or if you think they can become cancerous. Then these uterine polyps need to be removed. Other reasons to remove these polyps can also
polyps should be treated if they cause heavy bleeding during menstrual periods, or if they are suspected to be precancerous or cancerous. They should be removed if they cause problems during pregnancy, such as a miscarriage, or result in infertility in women who want to become pregnant,
What are the symptoms of polyps in the uterus?
Signs and symptoms of uterine polyps include:
· Irregular menstrual bleeding — for example, having frequent, unpredictable periods of variable length and heaviness
· Bleeding between menstrual periods
· Excessively heavy menstrual periods
· Vaginal bleeding after menopause
Some women have only light bleeding or spotting; others are symptom-free.
What causes polyps in the uterus?
The exact cause of their formation is still unknown. However, higher levels of estrogen can cause uterine polyps to appear. Swings in hormone levels is another factor that can trigger polyps. The circulating estrogen that thickens the endometrium also causes the polyps to grow.
Do uterine polyps cause weight gain?
Uterine polyps cause weight gain in the abdomen. These polyps do not trigger any weight gain in the body, the gained weight is equal to the size of polyp. The bigger a polyp grows, the heavier it becomes.
Do Uterine polyps affect hormones?
Hormones in the blood stream can play a role in the occurrence of polyps. Endometrial polyps are estrogen sensitive because they can react to estrogen levels. However, there is much that is still unknown about their connection with hormones.
Schedule A Consultation
It is recommended by the medical experts to schedule a consultation with an expert doctor before going for the treatment. This session provides a clear way for both you and your doctor.
Preparing For Your Consultation
You should prepare for the consultation in the following ways.
- Enlist your noticeable symptoms and the time from when you start noticing them.
- Enlist the medicines & supplements that you take along with the dose.
- Keep a friend or family member with you (if possible).
- Enlist the questions that you need to ask your doctor.
Here, at Euromed Clinic, we have made it easy for you to get benefit from our consultation. Simply fill the following form and one of our experts will get back to you shortly. It is your life and you need to take related decisions that can help you in enhancing your quality of life. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and book your appointment now!
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