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14 Sep I am married for 2 years, trying actively to conceive for the past 6 months without success. I went for a check-up recently and was told that I had uterine polyps. What are they and what are the causes? Must I have them removed?

Uterine polyps also known as endometrial polyps are overgrowth of the cells in the inner lining of the womb (endometrium). They are attached to the wall of the womb by a stalk, the base of which can be thin or broad. They can be single...

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05 Jun My daughter, 20, is going to have a 5 cm ovarian cyst removed by keyhole surgery. The doctor tells her that she can be discharged the same day. May I know more about keyhole surgery? What are the complications? What should I look out for should complications occur?

Keyhole surgery or laparoscopic surgery is also known as minimally invasive surgery (MIS). It is a recent surgical technique in which operations are performed through small cuts, usually between 0.5 cm to1.5 cm, on the tummy.   For removal of the ovarian cyst, your daughter will be...

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