Do polyps cause discharge?
Symptoms of Cervical Polyps
Some polyps bleed between menstrual periods or after intercourse. Rarely, polyps become infected, causing a puslike discharge from the vagina.
Can colon polyps cause discharge?
Cervical polyps may be inflamed and rarely can become infected, causing vaginal discharge of yellow or white mucus. Polyps often occur without symptoms.
Do polyps cause bloating?
Colon polyps and diverticulitis have similar symptoms that include: Abdominal pain. Bloating. Constipation.
Can a polyp block period?
Uterine polyps are usually benign (noncancerous), but they may cause problems with periods (menstruation) or the ability to have children (fertility).
Can polyps disappear on their own?
Smaller polyps are often not noticeable, or can go away on their own, but problematic polyps can be treated with medications, non-invasive surgery, and/or lifestyle changes.
Why am I getting polyps?
Mutations in certain genes can cause cells to continue dividing even when new cells aren’t needed. In the colon and rectum, this unregulated growth can cause polyps to form. Polyps can develop anywhere in your large intestine.
When should I worry about uterine polyps?
ANSWER: It is rare for uterine polyps to be cancerous. If they aren’t causing problems, monitoring the polyps over time is a reasonable approach. If you develop symptoms, such as abnormal bleeding, however, then the polyps should be removed and evaluated to confirm that there is no evidence of cancer.
Do polyps cause weight gain?
So far, there is still no scientific evidence that proves uterine polyps can cause weight gain. But since it makes your lower abdomen swell, it can give the appearance that you’re getting fat. Hence the misconception that uterine polyps can cause women to gain weight.
Can uterine polyps burst and bleed?
Since most polyps are small, they probably do not often cause symptoms. However, when symptoms do occur, they usually include excessive bleeding during a menstrual period, or bleeding in between periods, or even spotting after intercourse. Some women report a few days of brown blood after a normal menstrual period.