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No always: These should be removed and not left in place but not all adenomatious ployps have signs dysplasia. ...Read more
High fiber diet: And getting regular colonoscopies. Some data suggest nsaid's can reduce the incidence but that does not preclude getting regular colonoscopies. ...Read more
Interchangable terms: Colon polyps is a more general term referring to location (the colon). You can have polyps anywhere in the GI tract. An adenoma refers to a specific type of cell type. Specifically, glandular tissue. Importantly, adenomatous polyps have the possibility of progressing to a cancer, and can be thought of as precancerous removing the entire polyp can go a long way to decreasing progression to cancer. ...Read more
Is it ok to still be bleeding and passing clots 2 weeks and 2 days after a colonoscopy/polypectomy? I had one adenomatous polyp removed.
I have an adenomatous polyp on the valve between the large and small intestines in a fold. Biopsy showed not cancer. What is the best way to remove it?
Excesion: Excision and complete removal of the adenomatous tissue is considered the treatment of choice. There are several techniques for polyp removal; biopsy forceps, snare excision, fulguration and piecemeal excision of large polyps. The procedure depends of the location, surgery, laparotomy, Laparoscopy, sigmoidoscopy. The use of NSAD has been shown to significantly reduce the size and number . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my diagnosis of a colon tubular villus adenomatous polyp of 1.5 CM have a link with possible adenomayosis in my uterus?
No: They are very different processes, though they sound similar. The former could be pre malignant, the latter isn't . That's why we do colonoscopies, so we can remove polyps early on- as in your case. That was very wise from your part. ...Read more
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