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No: Polyps are attached; they don't fall off by themselves. They may not turn into cancers (most don't), but they won't go away unless removed. ...Read more
No: If I recall, you simply have a couple of intrauterine masses without even a tissue diagnosis. You are at significant risk for one or more being cancer. If there are still people in the world who actually think there is an herb that will make tumors just detach themselves, I hope you are not one of them. Peace and health. ...Read more
Polyp removal last fall and now vaginal bleeding between periods to equal, 75% of month no other symptoms. Likely polyp has returned?
Nope: Assuming you have the correct diagnosis, acrochorda, and also known as skin tags, or fibroepithelial polyps, are benign skin growths often found in skin folds. Common locations include the neck, armpit, and groin. They also occur on the face, especially on the eyelids. On the other hand, the are sometimes associated with other noncommunicable diseases. Low-risk hpv 6 and 11 is rarely present. ...Read more
Genetic disease: The honest ethical ENT surgeon should emphasize that surgery for nasal polyposis will improve your quality of life significantly. But the polyps will recur depending on how aggressive your surgeon is and how much of the disease is left behind. There is much evidence now that this problem is genetic. Regrowth of nasal polyps depends of the thoroughness of the surgery and what meds you take after ...Read more
Not sure: I think you are asking about polyps located in the transverse colon. This is the part of the colon that comes across the top or mid-point of the abdomen, from right to left. ...Read more
Needs removal: An endometrial polyp is a growth along the lining of the uterus. Hyperplasia means that it's growing more rapidly than normal. This means there may be a cancer or precancer within the polyp. We would recommend hysteroscopic resection of the polyp. The tissue would be submitted to pathology to see if more treatment was needed. Often it's not and all the abnormal cells are removed. ...Read more
Rare tumors: Benign rare polyp that can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. 3% of all digestive system leiomyomas occur in colon. Sigmoid and transverse colon are most common sites. Bleeding, obstruction, and perforation are complications. Usually these are surgically removed. Can be sessile or pedunculated. These are usually found incidentally. ...Read more
Sort of: Some genetic disorders result in polyps in different parts of the intestinal tract. ...Read more
Yes you should have: I assume these polyps were located in the large intestine. If that is the case you are advised follow up colonoscopy to look for additional polyps for which you are at increased risk. Your doctor should have advised you about the future follow ups which typically are advised every 3-5 years once you have had polyps removed. But do check with the doctor who has removed your polyps as to future guid. ...Read more
The same polyps symptoms reocurred 3 months after the polyps have been removed after a colonoscopie. Does a colonoscopie need to be done immediately?
Not necessarily: If you had a thorough exam and all polyps were removed 3 months ago, and symptoms have recurred, doubtful due to new polyps as they do not grow that fast. Your symptoms were probably not due to the polyps and as yet have not been correctly diagnosed. I would discuss with your endoscopist ...Read more
Where?: Please specify the site. If you are talking about nasal polyps, unilateral polyps should be removed and examinaed by a pathologist. Allergic polyps are usally bilateral. Unilateral nasal polyp in a 70 year old needs to addressed aggresively. ...Read more
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