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I'm 23 yrs. My USP report detected 5 mm immobile echogenic focus noted along the wall of Gall bladder (Gall bladder polyp).Suggest treatment or tablet?

I'm 23 yrs. My USP report detected 5 mm immobile echogenic focus noted along the wall of Gall bladder (Gall bladder polyp).Suggest treatment or tablet?

Recommendation: Tablets can not help to remove polyp in gold bladder. You have to discuss treatment plan with your Doctor, who know know your clinical presentation/ complains and so on. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

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


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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?

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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Severe abdomen pain. Voveran injection relieved instantly. Now no pain. Ultrasound report shows enlarged liver and 6.2 mm gall bladder polyP. Cause?

Severe abdomen pain. Voveran injection relieved instantly. Now no pain. Ultrasound report shows enlarged liver and 6.2 mm gall bladder polyP. Cause?

Liver patholoogy: Voveran SR (Diclofenac SR)? Voveran SR (Diclofenac SR) is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Dx of liver problem
must be made, possibly by bx especially if no evidence of cirrhosis. Liver pain usually from rapid expansion of. Capsule Presence of GB polyp must be addressed possibly by cholecystectomy and why Volveran for pain. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

CCK HIDA SCAN: Ask your physician to order a cck hida scan, itwill give you an ejection fraction of your gb and if abnormal have your surgeon remove your gallbladder. ...Read more

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Can you see gall bladder polyps on CT or mri?

Can you see gall bladder polyps on CT or mri?

Not likely: Gallbladder polyps tend to be small & better seen on ultrasound. Maybe a dedicated mrcp could see gallbladder thickening or polyps if they were large enough. Ct scan does not see inside the gallbladder that well unless its wall is noticeably thickened. ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound an discovered I have a 3mm polyp in my gall bladder and I have ocassional side pains?

I had an ultrasound an discovered I have a 3mm polyp in my gall bladder and I have ocassional side pains?

Unlikely related: Gallbladder polyps are often found incidently on imaging studies, and as such are typically painless. Seldom does the gallbladder cause pain on both sides of the abdomen as you seem to describe. Gallbladder symptoms more typically locate to the right upper quadrant and epigastrium with radiation to the right scapula. See your doctor about your symptoms please. ...Read more

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Mom has a small polyp in the lumen of gall bladder. Is it is a big deal?

Mom has a small polyp in the lumen of gall bladder. Is it is a big deal?

If removed: Gall bladder polyp will have high incidence of malignancy especially if it is over 2cm, if gall bladder is removed no 'big deal' by a simple surgery, if it transforms to malignancy, cancer of gall bladder has very poor prognosis. ...Read more

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Polyp in gall bladder 10mm. What do u suggest how it is dangerous?

GB polyp: GB polyps greater 1cm in diameter, suggest GB removal. ...Read more

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Is it painful to have polyps on the gall bladder?

Possibly: As you may have gallstones and be totally asymptomatic, you may also have gallbladder polyps that do not bother you. Symptomatic gallbladder polyps and those that are large should be considered candidates for removal (laparoscopic cholecystectomy). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having 2 polyps in the gall bladder?

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

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Difference between bladder mass and bladder polyp? Will the ultrasound know the difference?

Difference between bladder mass and bladder polyp? Will the ultrasound know the difference?

A polyp: Is a type of mass, but there are other causes of masses. Polyp-like bladder masses could be benign or malignant, and ultrasound is generally not sufficient to tell the difference ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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Symthoms of something wrong with your gall bladder & treatment?

Symthoms of something wrong with your gall bladder & treatment?

Pain in the upper right part of your abdomen: You can have pain in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen especially after eating greasy food.
Gallbladder disease range from having just a stone to infection of the gallbladder. If you have infection then you need to get urgent to remove the gallbladder. If you don't, then pain medication and possible elective surgery later. Diagnosis usually made by ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for gall bladder rupture?

Surgery: A ruptured gallbladder is a surgical emergency and requires urgent surgical management in the operating room. ...Read more

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Is their an alternate treatment for thickening of gall bladder lining besides surgery?

Is their an alternate treatment for thickening of gall bladder lining besides surgery?

Depends: If you are having pain after eating fatty meals and have a thickened gallbladder wall on ultrasound, it most likely needs surgery. A thickened gallbladder by itself on ultrasound, may be watched, depending on the situation. ...Read more

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If gall bladder is leaking without treatment, what is prognosis? How long will one live?

If gall bladder is leaking without treatment, what is prognosis? How long will one live?

Gall bladder: Surely your surgeon will see you to take care of your leaking gall bladder.I presume that your Primary doctor referred you to a surgeon?

Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Give me the treatment process and medicine names for gall bladder stone.

Surgery: The only effective treatment for symptoms or complications of gallbladder stones is surgery to remove the gallbladder. This can be done in a minimally invasive fashion as an outpatient. Medications are not effective. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gall bladder stones? Is it only surgery?

Not always: Many people have gall stones and have no symptoms - they require no treatment. The definitive treatment for symptomatic gall stones is surgery, but there are also medications that can cause gall stones to dissolve over time. ...Read more

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Which medical treatment is best for indigestion problem after removal of gall bladder?

Which medical treatment is best for indigestion problem after removal of gall bladder?

Maalox: It is not unusual for patients post-gallbladder surgery to have an issue with bile. Sometimes, bile refluxes into the stomach, causing a significant inflammation called gastritis. The stomach is designed to handle acidity. Bile is a base. The ingredient in maalox and Gaviscon counter-acts bile and usually will improve indigestion. Also, Questran and Colestid (colestipol) are helpful in pts. W/ diarrhea. ...Read more

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Report says multiple echogenic foci in gall bladder along with higher Hdl and LDL cholestrol above 220 can it be cured if yes what is the treatment?

Gallstones: On ultrasound echogenic foci in the gallbladder are gallstones more than likely. Hi cholesterol levels require statin therapy. Taking out the gallbladder is the usual therapy for gallstones. Laporoscopic cholecystectomy is overnight surgery. Oral medication used long ago takes quite some time if it works at all ...Read more

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Are there a home remedies for urinary bladder polyps?

Are there a home remedies for urinary bladder polyps?

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

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What are alternative treatment for gallbladder polyp?

What are alternative treatment for gallbladder polyp?

None: If the polyp is 1 cm or larger, the gall bladder should be removed. If it
is smaller than 1 cm and you do not have symptoms suggestive of gb disease, then it can be followed with us studies. If you have typical symptoms of biliary colic, then removal of the gb is the only effective treatment. ...Read more

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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more