Endometrial polyps are non cancerous growth of the endometrium [lining of the womb]. Polyps should be removed and sent for histology.
A systematic review and meta-analysis found that the incidence of cancer within an endometrial polyp in women of reproductive age was only 1.7%, compared with 5.4% in postmenopausal women
- Menorrhagia [heavy periods]
- Vaginal discharge
Surgical removal under local anaesthesia in the Out Patient Hysteroscopic Clinic or as a day case under general anaesthesia.