Cervical Polyps are a small ball or oval appearing growth of tissue that attaches to the skin of an area such as the cervix.
The appearance has been described as “finger-like growths“.
The exact cause is not known but changes in inflammation may play a role.
Typically found after menarche but can be seen in older women and postmenopausal women.
Often polyp needs to be distinguished with other possible cancers
Most polyps are classified as benign – or without cancer but can cause probems such as pain and abnormal bleeding.
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Vaginal mucus
- Ocassionaly are painful
- Removal consists of forceps
- Surgical D&C