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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Surgical removal: During endoscopy most of the polyps could be removed with out surgery through the colonoscope , some times if it is very big, no pedicle , has maligna ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Your doctor will exp: I am sure your doctor would be happy to explain. Surgical removal means an operation to remove the polyp. There are two types of operation: open surge ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Should remove: You should get it it removed , 40 mm polyp is pretty big , due villous component will have higher incidence of cancer . Please get it removed if pos ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Boyd
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: A 40 mm polyp is big. Some studies suggest that tubulovillous polyps over 20 mm in size have a 50% chance of becoming malignant. But why take any c ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Under ribs: The transverse colon crosses from the left to right under your ribs(usually).Distal means away from beginning(right lower abdomen). I suspect the poly ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
sort ofm: Since you were negative a year ago, you must have bled to warrant re-exam. Rapid growth is a sign of cancer. I note you do not use. 81 mg Aspirin that ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
It depends.: Where to go from here depends on the details of your situation, including whether the endoscopist feels that he or she got all of the polyp removed, y ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure of your : Question but a precancerous polyp regardless of the location in the colon is concern for futue polyp/cancer development especially if high grade dyspl ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes. : While your biopsy result may have been benign, we sometimes find cancers when removing the entire polyp. If your appt isn't till may, your surgery co ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: When was your polyp removed? The polyp removal will not cause pain. The air from the colonoscopy will, but that should resolved within the 6 to 12 hou ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Polyp (EF) neg. CR S: Elastofibromatous change in Colon is rare, *Elastosis - increase in Elastic fibres in submucosa.Called *elastofibroma if forms a polyp, commoinly aff ... Read More
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