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i m 68 year old male with multiple gb polyps of 2mm. but earlier us test measured 4mm. can polyps shrink? shall i remove gb? i have them for 6 years.

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Small: Small polyps less than 10 mm can be observed. Shrinking ones can be observed, if you do not have gallstones. If you are having uncomfortable or painful gallbladder conditions then surgery may help relieve the symptoms. If the polyps concern you then ask a surgeon for their opinion.
Answered on Nov 11, 2012

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