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4mm sessile polyp removed by cold biopsy

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not normal: You need to have colonoscopy repeated for surveillance - every 5 to 10 years depending on what your doc advises.
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: There is something very wrong going on. If you were my patient, i would order a cdsa, and bloodwork for micronutrients. I may also consider some genet ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kramer
35 years experience General Surgery
Diminutive polyp: Greater than 1 cm ought to come out for concerns of malignancy but 1.4 mm doesn't need to be addressed unless there are symptoms consistent with chole ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually: The purpose of a d;c is to sample the lining of the uterus. It is possible that a polyp could be sampled during the d;c but not removed. Likewise for ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: 8mm is moderately large, if it was an adenoma it should be removed completely...Though if was non specific inflammation or a lipoma excision is not ne ... Read More
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Diminutive polyp: No reasons to worry before the pathology report. Most polyps are benign, and even if that is not the case, being diagnosed early will give you a good ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Nearly always if the physician knows there are polyps there she/he will remove them during a d;c. If doctor knows there is only one polyp, then d;c i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be ok: Pathology pending and based on size and lack of other findings, sounds benign.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: It is never safe to smoke a cigarette. Wouldn't this be a great time to stop? Given this... there is no special danger from a cig at this time. But yo ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Any polyp can harbor cancer, and in lynch's even small polyps are worrisome. However, you are very smart to undergo frequent colonoscopies, which trem ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Kohut
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Benign uterine polyp: The 2 cm uterine polyp may not have been completely removed with the D & C procedure. The pathology report can reassure you that the tissue obtai ... Read More
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