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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depending on: the histology of the polyp survillance colonoscopy may be required every 3- 5 years except for hyperplastic polyp which has no cancer potential

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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds fine.: By your description, it seems the anesthetic has worn off by now, and assuming you won't be driving anyplace I would imagine one or two glasses of win ... Read More
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Diminutive polyp: No reasons to worry before the pathology report. Most polyps are benign, and even if that is not the case, being diagnosed early will give you a good ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
colonoscopy: It is good that you had a colonoscopy. If microscopic examination did not reveal any cancer, you are good for about 5 years. After that get another co ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No reason to be nerv: Since you are under proper medical care of a doctor who is checking your colon regularly, you will do well. Polyps are caught early and removed safel ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: The biopsy results will clarify it.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends...: ...on the results of both the gastric polyp histology, and what your small intestine looks like. Please alert your relatives to screen early, & b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not cancer: The description you gave is not a cause for any concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk p ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT: BAD GOOD SCREENING and CANCER PREVENTION!! Follow up as suggested by your Gastroenterologist! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Genetic: A hereditary inherited polyposis syndrome. The polyps can become cancerous. Familial adenomatous polyposis requires surgery.
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