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My fanjo's been invaded by a foreign object, and neither DH nor I put there!!

(9 Posts)
Jacksmania Thu 25-Oct-12 15:38:58

GP found a polyp at my last smear. She can't tell if it's on my cervix or the vaginal wall. It wasn't there at my last smear. She's initiated a referral to a gynae specialist I've previously seen. I'm seeing her Nov 16.

I thought I read that polyps can be very hormonally active. I wonder if that's why my cycles have been going apeshit - shortening from 26, 27 days to 19 or less in less than a year.

Here's last night's "I'm so fed up I could scream" thread which I posted in the middle of the night so poor timing for replies.

Come talk to me about polyps. I know nothing!! How do they get rid of them? Where do they come from?
Seriously... I've had it with all these complications. sad

HeinousHecate Thu 25-Oct-12 17:31:34

poor bugger.

I know nothing about polyps, sorry, but am arriving here with bucket loads of sympathy.

BessieMcBean Thu 25-Oct-12 17:39:56

They remove polyps from the bowel wall if they find them during colonoscopy (simple prodecure to remove them then cauterise) so it might be the same, a minor day op.

Worley Thu 25-Oct-12 17:53:11

have they sent you for an ultrasound. the best type to see is the internal transvaginal scan. then after scan an appointment with the gynae clinic the norm is for a colposcopy after scan were I work

Worley Thu 25-Oct-12 17:54:32

and polyps are like little skin tags that we get on outside if body.. just we get them inside too..

AttilaTheMeerkat Thu 25-Oct-12 18:24:19

I've had a uterine polyp and it also played a part in messing with my cycle. It is believed that mine was congenital i.e been there since birth. They're like small fibroids; they are more of a nuisance than anything else.

Mine was removed under GA (they found and dealt with it).

Jacksmania Thu 25-Oct-12 19:39:23

<hogs Hecate's bucketfuls of sympathy all to herself>

Thanks. I expect gynae will send me for allsorts of tests when I see her. It's only three weeks away but it seems like a long time.

Am feeling crampy and horrible today - day 16 of cycle - and am going away with DH tomorrow, just the two of us, DS staying with lovely MIL. I want to shag DH brainless, not bleed all over the bed so I'm hoping I'm not about to achieve a new low in cycle length sad
sorry TMI
not really

giraffesCantGoGuisingAsZebras Fri 26-Oct-12 05:46:00

I have no idea but I feel that you might need soem replies wink so er good luck with it all! Try chocolate I think it might help?

Jacksmania Fri 26-Oct-12 05:58:09

It might grin

BTW, we're in the same FB group smile
I'm A.B.
And I hugely heart you. thanks

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