i am being monitored with thickened endometrium which is endometrial hyperplasia and left ovarian cyst with transvaginal ultrasounds every few months. two endometrial biopsies normal. the lastest ultrasound shows a possible density or polyp in my uterus. the gyn wants to discuss d and c next meeting which is a month away. should i be worried about cancer. will i need a hysterectomy. do they do a d and c with a hysterectomy or what. i am 58 and postmenopausal. please anyone help with these situations thank you all
D&C is a minor procedure that is done to get a sample of endometrium for histological testing. This may also remove the endometrial polyp. D&C can be combined with a hysteroscopy which is the direct visualization of the endometrium. If it turns out to be cancer, then a hysterectomy will be necessary. This will be done later and not at the time of D&C.
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