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What are pollips

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Colon polyps?: If you are referring to colon polyps, they are prophylactically removed during colonoscopy because they can eventually evolve into a colon tumor/cance... Read More
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Most Polpys are : Benign. Some are precancerous or malignant.Ask ur dr about the pathology report. If u don't have a strong family history of colon cancer or u don... Read More
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Polyps: Removal of polyps, aka polypectomy, means that the polyps are gone!
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: The shape of stool reflects the interaction between anal tone, its ring shape, and stool softness/hardness. The softer the stool, the more likely to s... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bloating: Is the emptying study for the stomach or gallbladder? Did you have CT of abdomen? Would check gallbladder and pancreas, discuss use of creon ( pancre... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
1centimeter.: As a general rule, gallbladder polyps can be safely observed provided that they are less than 1 centimeter in size. Beyond that size, gallbladder rem... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Maybe: If you can do even one, you've made progress and done yourself a favor. Even if you become stronger but still can't do one because you're heavy, you'v... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 30 years experience
Genetic: A hereditary inherited polyposis syndrome. The polyps can become cancerous. Familial adenomatous polyposis requires surgery.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Location ?: If in colon, most are w/o sensation... There fore dangerous to grow without knowledge of. If you are over 50, get your screening colonoscopy done. If ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
Gastroenterology 34 years experience
Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be m... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Polyps: Depending on location, usually they are asymptomatic & discovered by examination. If large polyps, they might cause pain, bleeding, obstruction, e... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Genetics environment: Genetics and to a greater extent environmental issues and personal habits can contribute to polyp formation.
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