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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Gallbladder Polyp: Gallbladder polyps are growths that protrude from the lining of the inside of the gallbladder. Only a very small percentage are cancerous. Polyps are ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gallbladder polyps: Sometimes. Sometimes larger polyps can become malignant.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
observation needed: Small % of polyps will develop cancers , especially the large ones , small ones could be observed , if they are large ones ( 2 cm ) should be removed ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: There is an association with gallbladder polyps and gallbladder cancer which is very dangerous if left untreated.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Nope: Gallbladder polyps are not uncommon and usually don't cause problems.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: Gb polyps affect 5% of the adult population. Exact cause is not known but related to age and presence of gallstones which in turn is related to obesit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Taken literally: Only the number. But both conditions, regardless of number of polyps, is abnormal. Gallbladder polyps, unlike others in the GI tract, are formed by ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General Surgery
Yes you should: Have the gallbladder removed. Small polyps (<1 cm) can usually be followed with routine imaging to make sure it is not growing. If it is causing p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
True polyp yes: 90%of polyps are actually a stone stuck to the gallbladder wall. So true polyp is rare,but if it is a true polyp ,it has to be removed.because most tr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
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

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