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How big is 6 cm in decending colon

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
No...: Any polyp > 1 cm in size might be considered significant or large.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shirlene Moten
32 years experience Family Medicine
You'll get Medicated: You'll be anesthetized, whether the polyp is removed through the scope or through a surgical procedure. Most importantly, it needs to come out, be tes ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
All: The colon on average is about 40cm in length. The sigmoid colon takes up the latter 10cm. Unless there wa a stricture or mass the surgeon or gastroen ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Get a colonscopy: Why was the sigmoidscopy reccomneed. Consider a full colonoscopy if you are concerned about colon cancer,such as having rectal bleeding, strong famil ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Best to ask u surgeon.
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
52 years experience Internal Medicine
DELAY IN ABSORPTION: The function of the colon is to absorb water. Your small intestine will take any where from 6 to 8 weeks to absorb the water and then stools will be s ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Options..: If colon cancer spreads only to the liver, it can still potentially be treated successfully. There are multiple liver treatment options (surgery, rad ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgical removal: A 6 - 8 cm fibroid that is pressingon the sigmoid colon causing a woman to moan in her sleep in pain and wetting the bed is a situation, where surgica ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon polyp: Call the doc back and confirm not malignant. Things can happen and i don't want you to fall through the cracks.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon tumor: Location worrisome differential diagnosis extensive inluding multiple cancers could be lipoma biopsy and removal indicated.

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