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Can polypoid endometrium be cancerous ?

i had a hysteroscopy and d&c in march. the also did a smear test. i have been told i have polypoid endrometrium and a prolapse. have not had children have one leg and foot that is constantly swollen but gets worse just b4 due to start period and goes down when i start then gradually gets worse from mid cycle. just b4 i strt i get pain in my right kidney area that gets worse over night. have a lump in my vagina by my pelvic bone was due to go 2 consultant in a fortnight but have had a letter saying consultant has requested an earlier appointment. how long does it take for a smear test result 2 come back and can polypoid endrometrium be cancerous. i no its prob nothing but worried.
Asked On : Wed, 4 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
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chances of Endometrial polyp turning into cancer is less ..

nearly atleast one week for the result of smear.. not much to worry..

take care..

Answered: Wed, 4 May 2011
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OBGYN Dr. Minoo Bhagia's  Response
Hi ,
you have not mentioned your age.In advanced age , thick endometrium with polyps needs fractional currettage and smear or TCRE ( hysteroscopic resection ).The smear report should come within a week or so.You have mentioned prolapse and lump in vagina , it must be cystocoele or rectocoele ( descent of bladder or rectum ) but without examining one can not say what kind of lump it is.Regarding swelling in the leg and foot can be due to pressure symptoms and several other causes , it is better to wait for the result of smear.
Best wishes,
Take care
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