I am a 30 year old woman diagnosed with endometrial polyps. I was having prolonged (2 months straight) of heavy bleeding. My doctor prescribed Ortho-Novum and it stopped the bleeding for a little while, however when i had intercourse with my husband i started spotting. I have had a miscarriage and desperately want children.I have been trying to conceive for 9 years until last month when my doctor put me on birth control pills to stop the bleeding. If i stop taking the birth control to try to get pregnant, will i start the prolonged bleeding again, and are the polyps what is causing my infertility? And what can be done about the polyps? My doctor suggested a D&C but i read that there is no guarantee that it will remove them
were the polyps diagnosed by HSG or by saline infusion sonography? if you have polps, irregular cycles and infertility, a hysteroscopy would be preferred over a D and C. A hysteroscopy is a small teloscope which the doctor inserts into the uterus while you are asleep to find and remove polpys or fibroids. A D and C is performed blindly, so the polyp, or other problem, can be easily overlooked. david
My doctor did an endometrial biopsy and called me back in a few days later and told me I had endometrial polyps but not not worry because they were no cause for concern nor would they prevent pregnancy. She told me the only 2 choices i had were birth control pills (which i dont understand because my husband and I are trying to get pregnant) or a D&C. I opted for the birth control pills because the research I did said the D&C wouldnt guarantee the removal of the polyps.
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