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“.

They can be found on the cervix, or the lower part of uterus that attaches to the vagina

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.



  • Discharge
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Vaginal mucus
  • Ocassionaly are painful



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