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Cecal Polyp Types
Why is a right hemicolonectomy necessary if a polyp is just in the cecum? Why can't just the cecum be removed?
Ask surgeon: As they know all test results and is best qualified to answer your question.See 1 more doctor answer
Is 8 mm large for a cecum polyp? I'm 37 yo. Should I be concerned? Biopsy said benign. Wasn't removed.
Just had a upper and lower gi. He found a diminutive sessile polyp in the cecum it was sent for biopsy.....should I be worried?
8mm hyperplastic polyp in cecum. Why wasn't it removed during colonoscopy? 3mm polyp removed in another spot.
Can't answer: That but you endoscopist should be able to. Ask!See 1 more doctor answer
My partner had 2 x 3mm sessile polyps removed and has slight adema in caecal mucasa, obliteration of vascular pattern, , biospys taken from cecum, ?
What step should I take about a large recurring sessile polyp located in the cecum but up against the ileum? It is now 15mm two years after the original 55mm benign polyp was removed endoscopically. Try endoscopy again? Resection?
Polyp: The answer really depends on what kind of benign polyp it is. Generally you should listen to your physician about this. If you want a second opinion and can get a hold of the pathology reports from both times it's been removed, I would be happy to review those for you. Just contact me here on Healthtap concierge. Good luck.
I have lynch syndrome and have a colonoscopy every year, I am 47 y/o. I had 4 polyps removed today and 1 was 5mm. Is it possible that it could be cancerous, and I have a prominent fold in my cecum, what does that mean could it be cancer? It was biopsied as
Anatomy discreption: An anatomical description no it does not mean cancer, result of biposy is the answer, lynch syn is heriditory nonolyposis colorectal cancer (hnpcc) will not see true polyps vs familial adenomatous polyposis (fap) where you see true polyps. Good luck for biopsy report.See 1 more doctor answer
No reason to be nerv: Since you are under proper medical care of a doctor who is checking your colon regularly, you will do well. Polyps are caught early and removed safely if you get a Colonoscopy test ddone every one to 2 years for the next 5 years, then reduce the frequency as advised by your gastroenterologist.
Only if very big: Plain ct would not find a polyp (especially a hyperplastic polyp which tend to be small and in the left colon and rectum). Ct colonography ("virtual colonoscopy") may show a polyp in the cecum, if it is at least 6mm in size; can't really see things smaller than that., and can't biopsy anythingseen w/o colonoscopy. Can't tell polyp is hyperplastic w/o biopsy.See 1 more doctor answer
Colonscopy revealed "a small lesion near the cecum." Isn't that considered a polyp? I though all polyps were removed? Instead m having CT scan.
? colonoscopy lesion: Might be - but I suspect that it doesn't have the appearance of a polyp and the concern is that its in the wall of the colon - hence the need for a CT - what did the path report (if it was biopsied) show?? it may also be a very non descript area - not normal appearing on colonoscopy and not able to be biopsied but something that warrants further investigation.See 1 more doctor answer
Is a small ascending colon lesion near cecum the same as polyp? They want to do CT scan. I have no pain or family history of CC. Should I be worried?
Probably okay.: It may be a polyp or some other abnormality which was seen. It is impossible to know until it is evaluated. Certainly it is important to follow through. Good luck.
Just diagnosed w flat polyp type col ca in dec col. Dr wants to resection all but 18" of sig. Is this too agressive? How will life be w 18" of col?
Curative intent: What is the stage of colon cancer? I am assuming that this is a surgery to cure your colon cancer. Surgery has to be done to make sure that no colon cancer is left behind and that will depend on how severe is your problem. Post op- you will need to make some adjustment with your diet speficifcally and with your life in general- but you should be fine.
17 cycles since oct, no abnormal pap, no polyps or cysts had mult ultrasounds. Bleeding though high does bc tried mult types. Had dnc already. Help?
Bleeding disorder?: Talk to your doctor about evaluating you for a bleeding disorder. Von willebrand's disease may be a possibility.
Rectal Bleed on/off for month @ end of stool. Had clnscpy 2 yrs ago. Non-C type polyps & int hem. Should I worry or have another clnscpy? What is it?
Internal hemorrhoids: Internal hemorrhoids are common and may bleed occasionally, especially if one is constipated or strains with bowel movements. The usual treatment is to use a stool softener and increase fiber in the diet. If you have rectal bleeding it's best to discuss with your physician before assuming it's "just from hemorrhoids". Your physician will decide if you need a colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy