Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vaginal Bleeding due to Uterine Polyps Evaluation

Evaluation of an endometrial polyp begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in women with endometrial polyps may include:

  • A polyp that is visible through the opening in the cervix
  • Bleeding from the cervix
  • An enlarged uterus

The evaluation of an endometrial polyp requires further testing.

Tests that may be used to evaluate endometrial polyps include:

Less commonly used tests that may be used to evaluate endometrial polyps include:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Vaginal Bleeding due to Uterine Polyps References
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