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What are the chances that a person will live if polyps are found in lungs

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
I believe U r: Referring to lung nodules ;not polyps (which generally occur in GI tract).We don't remove benign lung nodules ;just do serial observation with chest x ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Unusual: There usually are not true polyps in the lung but rather nodules which are round soft tissue masses that can be both benign and malignant. The size, c ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
No. : No. We do not use chemo to treat polyps. Besides, polyps usually are found in colon, stomach, not in the lung.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: "polyps" is an unusual diagnosis for lungs. Cancers in the lungs generally start as single masses. Multiple lung nodules are usually healed granulomat ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Aspirin?: You may have a condition known as aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease which can be difficult to treatment. You don't need to take any ASA or NSAID ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
Need to know more: About the findings on a ct. I am not familiar with the term "lung polyps". Pulmonary nodules are quite common, and depending on appearance, densit ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cystic fibrosis: Nasal polyps or sinus surgery can lead to anoia. This may not return. You should be checked for cystic fibrosis sarcoidosis or wegeners.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
SEE ent: The t;erm use the O2 better does not apply here You will get adequate O2 if you breathe through your mouth. The oxygen problem comes at night if you a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Rephrasing answer:: Risk factors for getting lung cancer: first and foremost: smoking. Others include radiation or environmental exposures (second-hand smoke, asbestos, r ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Some colon polyps...: ...Can develop into colon cancer and if a patient has multiple polyps, they could carry an inherited trait (fap, attenuated fap, myh, and others) whic ... Read More
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