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Gallbladder polyps 3mm

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Polypsth: are tumors, "growths" and as such they certainly grow over time. The "trick" is to decide when they are no longer "welcome"....#1 reason for removal i... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Close Follow up: Cholesterol polyps are generally less than 10 mm. often multiple cholesterol polyps are present. They are often associated with vesicular cholesterolo... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
No effect: Diet will not affect your polyps.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Nothing to worry: 3mm polyp on the Gall Bladder is nothing to worry about.It is benign and need no treatment.Plyps larger than1 cm with co occurring gall stones in peop... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
Bariatrics 15 years experience
Usually not: A polyp that small usually does not cause pain or problems. I would investigate other causes of pain and see a doctor to help with the workup. Good lu... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
1cm is cut-off: Any unknown lesion that grows, until characterized as benign, is of concern. Gallbladder polyps that double in size in 6 years certainly raise such c... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It is doubtful: It is good to recheck it in 2 months with an ultrasound. If it is benign it will remain same sized. if it increases in size, your gall bladder needs ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in 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
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Monitoring? : Sounds like your doctor is monitoring the gallbladder. Does he plan to remove the gallbladder? Best to speak with your doctor and see what the plan i... Read More
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