They can however be associated with certain symptoms, such as:
- Abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding
- Bleeding between periods or after sexual intercourse
- Unusual vaginal discharge (yellow or white mucous)
Cancer of the uterus can also mimic a polyp so when a polyp is diagnosed or if any irregularity of the periods occurs; it is strongly advised that you seek medical help and referral to a gynaecologist.
Most polyps can be easily removed either in the rooms or under general anaesthetic in hospital.