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how big is 4mm polyps

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: 1 cm is not considered very small , current practice of endoscopic screening , will be picked up much smaller than 1 cm , yes could be done with ou ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Too small to be bad: 4 mm is 1/6 th of an inch- very small. Most doctors can tell if polyp looks benign- not cancerous or not. But final results will come back if he too ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Polyp,fibroid: I feel there is enough concern to have a gynecologist evaluate and follow-up these uterine entities. Uterine polyps are usually benign, but transforma ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If symptomatic: both polyps and fibroids can be incidental findings that may not need treatment unless you are postmenopausal or symptomatic. signs that you might nee ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Uterine polyps: Fibroids are not a concern unless a fertility issue. 8 mm is small. Polyps can cause issues with fertility/bleeding and are removed if precancerou ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
Gallbladder Polyp: Most small polyps (less than 1 cm) are not malignant, however, when small polyps occur with other conditions (primary sclerosing cholangitis, etc) the ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
No danger: There is no danger. Polyps can cause snoring, multiple sinus infections, and promote allergy symptoms, and sometime depend on the size can cause diffi ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: If there are adenomatous polyps, those larger than 0.5 cm in diameter have an increased risk of becoming cancer.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: It might be expected, but call your gynecologist who would know details of your case and might recommend follow up or ER evaluation
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Should remove: You should get it it removed , 40 mm polyp is pretty big , due villous component will have higher incidence of cancer . Please get it removed if pos ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General 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
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