Polyp in the uterus: condition that affected Ana Hickmann can lead to infertility

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Polyp in the uterus: condition that affected Ana Hickmann can lead to infertility

The presenter revealed that she underwent a procedure to treat the disease. Understand how the treatment is done

Ana Hickmann revealed, last Monday (30), that he underwent surgery to remove a polyp in the uterus. The presenter reported that she started feeling intense menstrual cramps about a year and a half ago. After going to the gynecologist, she discovered a small amount of bleeding and underwent tests to confirm the diagnosis.

“It has troubled me with many things. Including some family plans”, revealed Ana in a video on YouTube. According to the presenter, the procedure was carried out at the beginning of January, but she only decided to talk about it now to be able to help other women.

“The most important thing is to share with other women about the need to take care of ourselves, to always look for doctors, to always keep the exams up to date, because a little pain there for a long time is not normal”, said Ana on her social networks.

What is uterine polyp and what are the symptoms?

O uterine polyp it’s a tissue formation that grows on the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus, according to obstetrician-gynecologist Carolina Ambrogini. Normally, polyp formation is related to hormonal stimuli, mainly estrogen, or to some genetic predisposition, although the definitive cause is not yet known.

“The prevalence of endometrial polyps is high, it can reach 35% of women, both in the menstrual period and in the menopausal period, when it is more important and there is a chance of becoming malignant”, adds gynecologist Marcos Tcherniakovsky , communication director of the Brazilian Society of Endometriosis (SBE).

Read more: Endometrial polyp: abnormal bleeding is the main symptom

Many times, polyps in the uterus are asymptomatic and can only be identified in routine exams. However, in other cases, it is possible to notice main symptoms such as severe menstrual cramps It is excessive bleedingeven in the post-menopausal period or between one menstrual cycle and another.

When is surgery to remove a polyp necessary?

The uterine polyp can hinder the chances of getting pregnant, and can lead to infertility. “If the patient is infertile or having difficulty conceiving and we perceive, through exams, that there is a polyp, it should undoubtedly be removed, because it is a factor for infertility, even because it is inside the uterine cavity, and can cause an inflammatory reaction”, explains the gynecologist.

Therefore, the recommendation is that polyps be removed by surgery. “They need to be removed to confirm whether they are benign or malignant and to treat this increased bleeding, strong cramps and avoid pregnancy difficulties”, adds Carolina.

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Surgery to remove a uterine polyp is called a hysteroscopy, a procedure used to look inside the uterus and endocervical canal. “It is a smooth surgery via the vaginal route and your recovery is very quick. Usually, the patient is discharged on the same day”, he adds.

This same procedure is even used to diagnose polyps and other diseases that affect the inside of the uterus. The diagnosis can also be made through radiological and imaging tests, such as endovaginal ultrasound.

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