Cervical polyps


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Cervical polyps

Growths originating from the surface of the cervix or endocervical canal. These small, fragile growths hang from a stalk and protrude through the cervical opening (the os).
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I'm sure it's nothing serious - cervical polyps can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding after intercourse, and so can an infection called chlamydia.
Cervical polyps are benign (non-cancerous) growths of the lining of the cervix and are rarely anything to worry about.