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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salvatore Biazzo
27 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It is very unlikely that your vaginal bleeding is related to a colon polyp removal.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Very concerning: You need to call his endoscopist immediately or if unable to reach go to the nearest hospital ER ASAP!! He should not have restarted the Plavix (clop ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: It is not odd to have several polyps removed at the time of a colonoscopy. The intent is to remove all polyps found unless you happen to have familial ... Read More
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Dr. Carolyn Messere
21 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not really: It isn't, however, necessarily a good thing, since it shows that you are a polyp-maker. This may increase your risk of cancer if you are not followed ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Clifton
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Good news!: That sounds like the doctor saw something worrisome and then took a sample, but when they looked at the sample under the microscope it turned out that ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to tell: It depends what type of polys we are referring to . There are very aggressive polyps that invariably turn in to cancer unless the whole colon is remov ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Specific vs general: A colon polyp is a more specific type of a colon lesion. A colon lesion can be any type of colon abnormality including cancer, polyp, ulcer, atrophy, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Sort of the same: An adenomatous polyp is not cancer so by definition is "benign" although it harbors the potential of becoming malignant with time. Not all benign poly ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Removal: Colon polyps are precancerous...So they must be removed which can be done easily through a procedure called colonoscopy and polypectomy.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Fundamental rule once detected must be removed as soon as possible , if general condition permits, . Some polyps like villous adenomas already will h ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
Increased risk?: It is now accepted that adenomatous colon polyps under the right conditions will progress to cancer if present for 5-10 years. However not all polyps ... Read More
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