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What happens after colon polyp removed

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
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
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
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
Dr. Kenneth Boyd
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
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
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 45 years experience
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
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Left upper abdomen.: The left transverse colon would usually lie in the left mid to upper abdomen.
Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Left upper abdomen: The colon, or large intestine begins in the right lower portion of the abdomen near your hip bone up towards your right upper abdomen. It then runs ac... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
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
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
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
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 years experience
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
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
21 years experience
No: Colon polyps are mucosal tissue overgrowth which are not radio graphically sensitive. On the other hand, radioopaque lesions in salivary glands are so... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Entirely different: You have to wait for final report , don't worry for a pathologist it is as easy as distinguishing an apple from orange. Lymphoid follicles are normal... Read More
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