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Are Bladder Polyps A Form Of Cancer
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
I am female, and had a bladder polyp (papimillary carcinoma) taken out 2 years ago. I am going for 2nd cystoscopy, is it a polyp tumor or cancer?
Cancer: Papillary carcinoma of the bladder is definitely not a "polyp". If the pathologist called it "papillary carcinoma", that is bladder cancer. If you've only had one cystoscopy in two years you're really not being followed according to recommended surveillance protocol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a single 4mm gall bladder polyps, experiencing pain around the area, does that mean i might have gallstones. Should i remove the polyps asap.?
No: No one should consume home remedies to remove a growth in the bladder. Polyps or growths in the bladder need to be biopsied and/or removed in their entirety and the tissue sent to a pathologist for analysis to differentiate if the polyp;s etiology is in fact a benign or malignant condition. ...Read more
What low grade lymphoma am i expecting with tiny IgM kappa monoclonal protein in beta 2 region? I had bladder polyp removed last year, related?
Polyp not due to IgM: People with igm monoclonal gammopathy don't necessarily develop lymphoma, esp. If the m-spike is small. Options are it remains unchanged for years, it turns into a low-grade lymphoma like waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia or marginal zone lymphoma, it turns into chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or it causes nerve damage (neuropathy). All of these things are treatable with new options emerging rapidly. ...Read more
Hi doctor, 22 yrs, Gall bladder polyp. (Gall bladder is normal in contours. A 5mm immobile echogenic focus noted along the wall of Gall bladder means?
Gallbladder polyp: Polyps of the gallbladder are typically incidental findings detected during radiologic imaging of the abdomen. They are usually harmless. The recommendation for 5mm polyp would be to repeat the Ultrasound in 12 mo to re-check the size. If not changing, no need to worry. ...Read more
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