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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tubular Adenoma

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Is it possible to develop another tubular villi adenoma after a removal only 2.5 yrs ago? I am 34 / female Thank you

Is it possible to develop another tubular villi adenoma after a removal only 2.5 yrs ago? I am 34 / female
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It is possible: One reason to repeat a colonoscopy 1-2 years after removal of an adenoma is to be sure it didn't grow back, and that nothing else was missed. If a repeat colonoscopy is negative, then perhaps you can wait longer. Speak to your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Adenoma (Definition)

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I think my tubular adenoma tumor is back and i want to know what the symptoms would be.

I think my tubular adenoma tumor is back and i want to know what the symptoms would be.

Bleeding: Really, the only sign you would have would be some blood in the stool, but if it were a massively large adenoma, then you could have symptoms typical of bowel obstruction, such as bloating, cramping, and emesis. I doubt this would occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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At age 33, had 3polyps (1 was tubular adenoma) removed during colonoscopy. At age 38, had another 2 benign polpys removed.. How common is this in 30s?

At age 33, had  3polyps (1 was tubular adenoma) removed during colonoscopy. At age 38, had another 2 benign polpys removed.. How common is this in 30s?

See below: Whether it is common or not, you need to have colonoscopy at regular intervals, not exceeding five year between colonoscopies. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/colon-polyps/basics/definition/con-20031957 ...Read more

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Dad had tubular adenoma polyp removed at age 40. Heridatry? Symptoms of this?

Premalignant: Tubular adenomas can give rise to cancer if left in place, and having had one is a marker that he may get more. This does tend to run in the family. You'd do well to get occasional colonoscopies as health maintenance for yoruself. He should also continue to be checked. ...Read more

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My first exam in '13 showed tubular adenomas with mild dysplasia; this year's exam shows 2 with "mild to moderate" dysplasia. Should I repeat yearly?

My first exam in '13 showed tubular adenomas with mild dysplasia; this year's exam shows 2 with "mild to moderate" dysplasia. Should I repeat yearly?

Colonoscopy: If you had polyps with moderate dysplasia, it is better to have it checked out the following year and probably until you get a negative colonoscopy. If the polyps are removed completely, colon cancer could be prevented. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy 1 yr ago found 5 polyps; two Tubular adenoma under 2cm, two 2-5cm, one Tubulovillous 10-20CM. successfully removed. When should I go back?

Five years: Recommendations are that if you have adenomas five to ten years. Normal ten years. two small adenomas should not change this UNLESS you have risk factors such as a positive family history. In your case I think it reasonable and consistent with the guideliines to repeat in five years. ...Read more