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What are treatment options for menopausal bleeding caused by polyps?

The doctor can treat menopausal bleeding caused by polyps with medications, curettage, or surgery. While medications can help to make large uterine polyps smaller, this often is not a permanent solution. The doctor may treat you surgically by removing the polyps from the inside of your uterus or by removing your entire uterus. Curettage is less invasive and involves the use of a camera and long metal tools. The doctor looks at the inside of your uterus with the camera, and then uses the tools to remove any polyps which may be present.

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