Do uterine polyps need to be removed?

By Rebeca Reus.
Last Update: 11/06/2017

No, some polyps do not require treatment if they do not cause any symptoms. Basically, they can be treated by means of medication or surgery, depending on each woman. If they cause heavy bleeding during menstruation, or if they are suspected to be pre-cancerous, they should be treated at once.

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 Rebeca Reus
Rebeca Reus
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
Embryologist. Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
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