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Is a 2 cm polip dangerous it is in the colon

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Repeat colonoscopy: Unless the pathology report comes back on the polyp as showing malignancy, he will need to have a follow-up colonoscopy to look for new polyps in the ... Read More
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Dr. Carolyn Messere
21 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
More information: I need more information to give you an answer. Was there cancer in the polyp? You don't say what kind of biopsy it was or what blood test was done. I ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Potentially Yes: But that depends upon your family history, the nature of the polyps and the frequency with which you will be followed. You need to discuss this with ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If the polyps were: Benign and not precancerous, no. If you were having symptoms that prompted these studies, i would confer with your GI specialist what further studies ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shirlene Moten
31 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
No...: Any polyp > 1 cm in size might be considered significant or large.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 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
23 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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This should be evaluated by a urologist as soon as possible. This may very well be an early kidney cancer - if so, it may be cured by simple wedge re ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Best to ask u surgeon.
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
51 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Juvenile polyposis: From just the information here, it's impossible to assess your risk. It depends on what type of juvenile polyps they were. Some types of juvenile poly ... Read More
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