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Has severe left-sided uc with many severely inflamed pseudo-polyps. How long will it take to heal them. Had 2 remicade (infliximab) infusions & taking prednisone.?
Had CT of sinuses showed polyp of Max sinus r side. Had surgery but doc said only saw swollen inflamed tissue no polyp. Is this common?
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
How much/how often is bleeding normal for hemmorhoids? Maybe gone from internal to partial prolapse? Full eval normal, just tiny polyp + superficial inflam, but frequent bleeding still gross/scary!
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer