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How To Tell If You Have A Polyp In Esophagus
Are you more prone to having esophagus polyps after having one with severe GERD and common hiatal hernia?
Not true polyp: esophageal polyps are called pseudopolyp, mean not real polyp, caused by the inflammation driven by the reflux, there are not a true polyp that can turn to cancer and they diseapear with treatment so try to take care of your reflux, follow the diet, no late meal ,or snack, sleep with head elevated, take medication as Rx, avoid caffeine and spicy food, and eat multiple small meal,avoid tight cloth. ...Read more
Hospitalized for bleeding esophagus. Polyp taken to lab. Blood test. lab results okay? Wbc 8.0, RBC 4.27, hgobin12.7,hemato 36.8, MCV 86.2, eosin 3.2
Could be hemorrhoid: Any entity inside your bowel; food, stool, polyp, foreign body, hemorrhoid can and will pass rectally, so yes. Occasionally a polyp will try to pass rectally, but still being attached to the wall of the colon, can not fully detach. A colonoscopy, and/or exam with your doc are the best ways to address this problem. Be well. ...Read more
you cant.: It has to be examined by md preferably a surgeon and by looking inside with scope it can be determined. ...Read more
Inflammatory growths: Nasal polyps are de novo inflammatory growth arising from the lateral wall of the nose. The histo-pathology is very different from normal nasal mucosa. The cause is still not known but bacteria, virus, fungus, allergy are possibilities. They tend to grow both into the nose and into the sinuses and eventually cause nasal obstruction and anosmia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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