What do cervical polyps feel like?
It is possible for someone to develop cervical polyps and not experience any symptoms. Others will notice symptoms, which may include: vaginal discharge that may be foul-smelling if an infection is present. a heavier flow during periods.
What is the most common symptom of cervical polyp?
The most common symptom a woman will notice is abnormal vaginal bleeding that occurs:
- Between menstrual periods.
- After menopause.
- After sexual intercourse.
- After douching.
What are the signs and symptoms of cervical polyps?
The common symptoms of cervical polyps include:
- unusual vaginal bleeding such as bleeding after sexual intercourse.
- bleeding between your menstrual periods.
- bleeding after menopause.
- white or yellow mucous or discharge from your vagina.
What can be mistaken for cervical polyp?
Misdiagnosis of cervical polyps can occur under a variety of conditions such as polyps being mistaken for other diseases. Often, polyps are misdiagnosed as being gonorrhea, uterine cancer, non-gonococcal urethritis or cervical cancer.
Is it normal to have bumps on cervix?
In most cases, bumps on the cervix are benign, or noncancerous, growths, such as polyps or cysts. In some cases, however, they may indicate the presence of cervical cancer. A doctor might discover a bump on the cervix during a routine pelvic examination or a Pap smear test.
Can you feel uterine polyps?
Typically, polyps grow to be a few millimeters to a few centimeters. Pedunculated polyps are more common than sessile and can protrude from the uterus into the vagina. Women will typically only feel pain from uterine polyps when this happens.
Should I worry about polyp on cervix?
Polyps on the cervix may not cause any noticeable symptoms. However, see your gynecologist right away if you experience vaginal discharge of white or yellow mucus, or abnormally heavy periods. You should also call your doctor if you experience vaginal spotting or bleeding: after sexual intercourse.
Are Nabothian cysts painful?
These cysts don’t cause pain, discomfort, or other symptoms, so it’s likely that your doctor will discover any cysts while examining your cervix for other problems. Talk to your doctor if you have bleeding between your periods, unusual discharge, or pelvic pain.
Can polyps go away 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.
Can cervical polyps be seen on ultrasound?
Cervical polyps are sometimes seen by the doctor during a Pap Smear, endometrial polyps can be seen on ultrasound.
Do polyps cause pain?
Pain. Large polyps can obstruct the bowel and cause abdominal pain or cramping.
Do cervical polyps bleed all the time?
Polyps are almost always benign (noncancerous). Cervical polyps may be caused by chronic inflammation or infection. Usually, cervical polyps do not cause any symptoms, but they may cause bleeding or a puslike discharge.