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Can gallbladder polyp be removed

A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Bile duct: stones ..left over from gallbladder surgery can still cause problems. It's called "Post Cholecystectomy Syndrome" CALL THE PHYSICIAN WHO DID YOUR SURG ... Read More
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
? retained stone: There are a number of tests, ultrasound, mrcp that you could have to rule out a retained or new primary gallstone in your bile ducts. If these are cl ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Depends on symptoms: Gallbladder polyp can be observed with a repeat ultrasound in 3 to 6 months safely. Without stones, infection, or symptoms of biliary colic this is a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal surgeon: I recommend a consultation with an abdominal SURGEON in view of your symptoms. Gall bladder polyps are often silent and are followed by serial ultraso ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General Surgery
Yes you should: Have the gallbladder removed. Small polyps (<1 cm) can be watched. Anything bigger should be removed to be sure it is not a cancer. However, most ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Up to you: Smaller polyps tend to be benign , size 2 cm or more have higher incidence of malignancy , the one you describing could be observed but need clos ... 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Internal inflammatio: You could have had internal inflmmation.This woudl cause the body to heal and adhesions occur.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes,go for removal: Though you are young because you have stones, gb wall thickening indicating inflammation and possible infect . Distended bladder could be sec. To many ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gallbladder polyps: Sometimes. Sometimes larger polyps can become malignant.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
observation needed: Small % of polyps will develop cancers , especially the large ones , small ones could be observed , if they are large ones ( 2 cm ) should be removed ... Read More
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