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colon cancer polyps

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
24 years experience Radiology
Don't worry: Likely hemorrhoids. Go to your doctor and have it checked out.
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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Get evaluated!: Blood from the rectum should always be evaluated. While you are young for colon cancer, you are not too young! get seen by a gastroenterologist or pro ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
At least get exam: Should at least see a dr for exam given your family history. Might be hemorrhoid / fissure / bowel irritation / etc., but could be more serious, parti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Intermittent: Bleeding form polyps is intermittent and depends on the size and type of polyp. That is why yearly testing is recommended. You may consult this site f ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
No stage.: Polyps are not cancer yet. There are many forms of polyps. Some, like tubular adenoma and villous adenoma, need a full colonoscopy, and surgery if t ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Very early stage: Neglected polys will develop cancer, colon cancer also starts as colon cancer with out being polyp.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Pre-cancerous: Polyp only means a grape like structure protruding into the lumen of an organ. Some cancers appear polypoid. Histologically confirmed benign polyp, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Not only from polyps , colon cancer can develop as cancers.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for a technical article on this topic: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143449/
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Incidental: An abdominal ct scan may incidentally demonstrate the suspicion of a fairly large colon cancer but not small lesions or polyps. A conclusive diagnosis ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Yes and yes: Most polyps are benign, even polyps with malignant cells are ok if cells aren't too far into the stalk and removed and followed up. With your positiv ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Polyps: Most colon polyps are adenomas-these are all precabcerous to a degree. That is determined by size, number, and cell type of polyp. Risk of colon cance ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
What type of polyp: That many cancers may prove to be associated with a familial disorder requiring genetic evaluation. Polyps of colon extremely rare unless there is an ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
No: I would ignore any description attached to the speciman at the time of biopsy. I know it can be torcher waiting for the results, but be patient.
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