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Duodenal Polyps Symptoms
What does prominence of the duodenal mucosa at the junction of the 2nd and 3rd duodenum may reflect redundant mucosa or a small mass or polyp mean?
Gastroenterologist: We're these findings from a gastroscopy or an upper gi series? A direct examination of the duodenum by a gastroscopic examination would differentiate between a growth like a polyp or simply a prominence of nonpathological tissue. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate the situation and advise you. ...Read more
I have villous adenomatous polyps in duodenum. My doctor took 1 biopsy. I'm going to have another endoscopy but if it's malignant i'll have to have it cut out. What are the long term chances that this is malignant? How long wld it take to recover after su
If my dad had polyps and his mother had oseohagus cancer am I at risk? I had erosions in duodenum 2012 but biopsie ok. Am I high risk for cancer?
Weird painish, in chest pain in entire upper abdomen ultrasound found polyps on gallbladder nothin else. Always tired lots of anxiety any ideas?
STOP NSAIDS!: Please stop advil (ibuprofen) and Ibuprofen unless there is a reason you must continue. These can irritate your stomach and esophagus. Have you tried reflux meds yet? Need more history on your pain - how long, what is it like, what makes it better, what makes it worse. Lab results? Vital signs? ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the size and the accuracy of the diagnosis, polyps within the sinuses can cause, PND, fullness and pressure in the face and nasal discharge. If the polyps have grown into the nose, symptoms may include nasal blockage and anosmia (smell and taste disturbance). ...Read more
Can be asymptomatic:
It's possible to have uterine polyps without signs or symptoms. Symptoms include: irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding between menstrual periods, excessively heavy menstrual periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, and infertility.
To diagnose: uterine ultrasound, and biopsy or currettage with biopsy. Thank you for question. ...Read more
Maybe none: Gallbladder polyps can be small and have no symptoms. May be just an incidental finding on an ultrasound when one is having an evaluation of abdominal pains. Larger gallbladder polyps over 1 cm probably should be removed with laparoscopic gallbladder removal. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is cervical polyps and what are the symptoms and causes? And how is it treated? I have infrequent bleeding and I think I have cervical polyps!
Removal: Cerivcal polyps are almost always benign, but we still recommend their removal. They are easy for a gynecologist to remove, so be sure to see a doctor so the polyp can be sent to a pathologist and confirm the bleeding isn't pre-cancer or cancer. The symptoms are most commonly bleeding after intercourse, or heavy bleeding or intermittant breakthrough bleeding. We don't know why they form. ...Read more
I had dnc's in '04, '08, '12 for polyp removal. Symptoms again. Is another dnc the answer? Should I get a second opinion? An I at risk for adhesions?
Up to you: First you discuss with your doctor, will explain the reason, and alternative treatments if you are not satisfied, yes take a second opinion, you will be surprised your own doctor will help you ...Read more
Not typically: On occasion, polyps may infarct, twist on their stalk, bleed, or secrete (villous tumors of the rectum) with resulting "diarrhea." however, most polyps & colon cancers are identified (hopefully) before symptoms develop. Early detection at a smaller polyp size means higher cure rates, lower risk of malignant transformation or invasion, & improved survival before cancer develops. Get a colonoscopy! ...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
Hoarseness: Hoarse voice can have many causes. At time it can persist after a cold. If hoarseness persists or last longer than 2-3 months then you should see your doctor to determine if there are other causes. Common causes of hoarseness may include allergy, acid reflux, voice abuse. If you are a voice professional (singer, frequent speaker) or smoker then ENT evaluation is essential. ...Read more
What are signs of infection after a colonoscopy with polyp removal? How long afterwards could symptoms appear?
Fever: Within one week. After the first 2-3 days of the procedure, the risk is miniscule, if any. ...Read more