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delayed bleeding after colon polyps removed

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. inderjit Deol
40 years experience Pathology
Colon polyps: There are many causes of colon polyps. Colitis like crohns and ulcerative colitis can cause polyps. They could be hereditary (familial polyposis) or ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Genetics: Do you have family history of multiple polys and/or colon cancer. Even if do not, it would be prudent to have genetic testing done to assess your susc ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Viral field changes: With 4 polyps one needs to know if there is a familial history of polyposis. In addition are the polyps adenomatous or inflammatory. Rare for an ad ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Occult/hidden: Most of the time there is no visible blood. Testing for bleeding lesions requires testing for occult blood, fecal occult blood test (fbot). There is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not normal: It would be prudent to consult the doctor who carried out the procedure.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
Will not help: Polyps occur sometimes familial,sometimes we dont know why.Continue follow up with your gastroenterologist.Calcium will not reduce the incidence.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Yes and No: Removal of colon polyps depend on their size. Smaller polyps with a narrow base can usually be removed easily at the time of colonoscopy. Larger polyp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Colon polyps: Do you or your family have any of the familial polyposis syndromes? This would have been seen on your exam.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: they can come back. it depends on the type of polyp, size, genetics, if it was removed completely or in part. patients that have polyps are predispose ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Most colon : Polyps are removed. They can be cancerous or pre-cancerous. If you have polyps, you should also get more regular screening.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Unusual: Unless you have had prior polyps, family history of polyps or colon cancer, history of colitis. That being said unusual but not unheard of or rare. Be ... Read More
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