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Doctor insights on: Inflamed Polyp

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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


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Can an inflamed septum cause nose polyp in right mixillary sinus?

Can an inflamed septum cause nose polyp in right mixillary sinus?

Possibly: Asymptomatic cysts and polyps are common in the maxillary sinus and often have no relationship to sinus disease. So an inflamed septum probably has no relationship unless it is so deviated that it presses into the middle meatus which could obstruct the drainage pathway for the maxillary sinus. ...Read more

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Cscope 2day showed sigmoid inflam+edema. Scope 3 mo. Ago (different gi) normal except hyperplastic sigmoid polyp (removed) . Symptom free @time of 1st scope -- could polyp have been from past inflam?

Cscope 2day showed sigmoid inflam+edema. Scope 3 mo. Ago (different gi) normal except hyperplastic sigmoid polyp (removed) . Symptom free @time of 1st scope -- could polyp have been from past inflam?

Maybe: Fact is you have increased inflammation. I would suggest consulting a chinese medicine practitioner in addition to your regular doctor. I have great success with chinese medicine and acupuncture...You will probably need to make some diet changes as well and the first two would be to eliminate dairy and wheat from your diet. You can definitely get improvement. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and they found 2 inflammatory polyps, .59 cm hyperplastic polyp, and rectal juvenile polyp in my colon. What's the risk of future colon cancer?

I'm 19 and they found 2 inflammatory polyps, .59 cm hyperplastic polyp, and rectal juvenile polyp in my colon. What's the risk of future colon cancer?

Genetics consult: 19 yo woman PMH sig for iron deficiency anemia with colonic polyps found on virtual colonoscopy. You need a referral for a standard colonoscopy where the polyps will be removed and examined pathologically. With your history, you may have Inflammatory Bowel Disease and or some type of familial polyposis which may give you a higher risk in future but your expert GI doc will always watch out for you ...Read more

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What are familial polyps?

What are familial polyps?

Genetic: A hereditary inherited polyposis syndrome. The polyps can become cancerous. Familial adenomatous polyposis requires surgery. ...Read more

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What does a polyp look like?

What does a polyp look like?

Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be millimeters is size to centimeters. ...Read more

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What does a polyp feel like?

What does a polyp feel like?

Location ?: If in colon, most are w/o sensation... There fore dangerous to grow without knowledge of. If you are over 50, get your screening colonoscopy done. If you have a hx of family polyps follow your doc's screening advice. ...Read more