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

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
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
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
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
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
High potential: They are in bronchial divisions, premalignent need trasbronchial biopsy, possible removal, some times need segmental resection of lung.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
No. : No. We do not use chemo to treat polyps. Besides, polyps usually are found in colon, stomach, not in the lung.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 29 years experience
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
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
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.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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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