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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Size: I know of no relation between lynch syndrome affecting the colon and the gallbladder. Gallbladder polyps are not a "sudden" condition. Small gallbladd ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Kim
43 years experience General Surgery
Low: Because lynch syndrome is caused by defects in dna repair, there is increased risk of cancers not only of the colon and rectum but gastric, bile du ... Read More
Dr. Brian Wolfman
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Low but possible: Cancer of the gallbladder is associated with hnpcc/lynch syndrome but, overall most gallbladder polyps are benign. I would speak with your GI doctor a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
20 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Would continue to follow up with your doctor for monitoring. Occasionally gallstones can be mistaken for polyps. Watch for abdominal pain, nausea, vom ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
LOW RISK: The vast majority of gb polyps are indeed benign. Any polyp less than 10mm is considered inconsequential. Ultrasound annual monitoring of gb polyps ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Observe or surgery: Gall bladder polys have high incidence of developing malignancy if they are 2cm or more, very small polyps could be observed, you don't have to deman ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Then why you waited: Yes 6.5 mm gall bladder will have slightly higher incidence of being cancer 7.1 % compared to female, don't worry get the gall bladder removed and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Signifiicant: Get the gall bladder removed as soon as possible , incidence of malignancy is significant, bigger the size of polyp greater the chance of malignant tr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
NO: Ultrasound is not how cancer is diagnosed. Gallbladder polyps is a risk factor for cancer and is an indication for cholecystectomy especially if symto ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes , but: Gallbladder polyps have risk of cancer , those polyps are large ( 20 mm or bigger ) but not 2 mm to 3 mm . These small shadows on sono could be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Clinically, the incidental US finding of gallbladder polyps should not be directly related to testicular cancer. Instead, such finding may be associat ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Remove gallbladder.: The only real way to know if these are cancerous would be to remove the gallbladder in its entirety and send it to the pathologist. Gallbladder polyp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
No: Past medical studies did not link gallbladder surgery to colon cancer. Most all of the bile is reabsorbed by the small intestine & returned to the liv ... Read More
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