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can gallbladder polyps cause pain

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Unlikely...: Gallbladder polyps are often found incidently on imaging studies, and as such are typically painless. Seldom does the gallbladder cause pain in the r ... Read More
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Dr. Olaf Johansen
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Virtually all gall bladder polyps are asymptomatic unless they cause an obstruction of the cystic duct, but regardless would not cause pelvic pain.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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No: Gall bladder polyps should not cause any discomfort unless the are big enough to block the outlet to the gall bladder
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Not usually: There are cases where a polyp might get stuck in the cystic duct outlet or otherwise be squeezed by the gallbladder and cause pain. But I would look f ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Can: Polyps are common. Can cause similar symptoms as stones. Polyps should be monitored by sono. If they enlarge or are >1 cm, gb should be removed-risk f ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
No. : Gb polyps are usually incidental findings on ultrasound that require no treatment unless they are >1cm. However, a gallstone adherent to the wall of t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pain under rib: Not usually. How do you know you have polyps? If you have had a radiological test done, then I would return to the physician who ordered it. You sho ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Gallbladder Polyp: Gallbladder polyps are growths that protrude from the lining of the inside of the gallbladder. Only a very small percentage are cancerous. Polyps are ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally none: Polyps are often an incidental finding.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Liver patholoogy: Voveran SR (Diclofenac SR)? Voveran SR (Diclofenac SR) is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Dx of liver proble ... Read More
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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