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Is polyp in the kidney cancerous?

Is polyp in the kidney cancerous?

Not necessarily: However, a polyp in the renal pelvis may be cancer, and this can be evaluated under the microscope by a pathologist following biopsy to determine the nature of the polyp. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Gallbladder polyps, what should I do for treatment?

Gallbladder polyps, what should I do for treatment?

How big it is: Treatment is based, it has higher incidence of malignancy if it is 2 cm or more, smaller polyps could be observed with out surgery, , if size is increasing then gall bladder removal is indicated. ...Read more

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What will happen if you get anal polyps, treatment/cure wise?

What will happen if you get anal polyps, treatment/cure wise?

Depends: True polyps, hemorrhoids, skin tags and anal warts all feel the same and require different treatments.
Cjh ...Read more

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Do gallblader wall polyps that are less than 3 mm ever decrease, shrink or dissapear without treatment? If they are stable at 3 mm, are they normal?

Do gallblader wall polyps that are less than 3 mm ever decrease, shrink or dissapear without treatment? If they are stable at 3 mm, are they normal?

GB polyps never nl: The true problem is that tests aren't good enough to tell if it is a polyp or a gallstone stuck in place by mucus. Polyps have a high risk of developing cancer ; gb cancer is usually bad. Usually worth gallbladder removal to prevent. ...Read more

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I have a polyp on my kidney, what can it be?

I have a polyp on my kidney, what can it be?

Hmmmm...: It is unusual to describe anything on the kidney as polyps, unless they are located within the renal pelvis, on the urothelial lining. Without further clarification, it is difficult to say what it can be. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for polyp in the kidney?

What is the remedy for polyp in the kidney?

Sometimes nothing: I'm thinking that you are referring to a renal cyst. The treatment for this is sometimes nothing, if it is an isolated cyst and your renal function is normal. I would think monitoring kidney function and occasional ultrasounds would be reasonable. Talk with the doc that ordered the test originally and see what they say. ...Read more

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Dr said I had a polyp that was the next step before cancer. What treatment options are usually used im 61 years old.

Dr said I had a polyp that was the next step before cancer. What treatment options are usually used im 61 years old.

Hello.: Hello. Don't know where the polyp is. Will assume it is in your colon? Normally the polyp is excised and the the doctor may recommend followup colonoscopies. If the polyp is not in your GI tract - then I am giving you the wrong info. ...Read more

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Does chemo treatment desolves polyps in the lungs?

Does chemo treatment desolves polyps in the lungs?

No.: No. We do not use chemo to treat polyps. Besides, polyps usually are found in colon, stomach, not in the lung. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for nasal polyps?

What are treatment options for nasal polyps?

Medical or surgical: Depending on the size and the symptoms, medical treatment with both topical and oral steroids for a limited period of time can give enormous relief. But the etiology or cause of nasal polyps is still an enigma but there is increasing evidence that it is a genetic disease. If the nasal passages are significantly obstructed and smell is decreased, surgery will give long term relief. ...Read more

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And what is the best treatment for colon polyp?

Removal: Colon polyps are precancerous...So they must be removed which can be done easily through a procedure called colonoscopy and polypectomy. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

What is a good treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Depends on size: Large nasal polyps are generally surgically removed by ENT surgeons. Sometimes small nasal polyps are treated with topical nasal steroid sprays. Nasal polyps are associated with poor sense of smell, recurrent sinus infections and aspirin allergy in adults. ...Read more

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Which antibioticsare used for nasal polyp treatment?

Which antibioticsare used for nasal polyp treatment?

None unless: Complicated by an infection. These are best treated by inhaled corticosteroids or surgical polypectomy by ENT when unresponsive to medical treatment. Certain allergens and medications can aggravate these and should be avoided. ...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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Please help! What is the best treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Please help! What is the best treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Steroids: If asymptomatic, try both topical and oral steroids. If no improvement and you are symptomatic with pain, pressure, excessive drainage, consider surgery by a well trained ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Just was told I have a uterine polyp about 7.2cm. What is the treatment, is it considered small or large and should I be concerned?

Just was told I have a uterine polyp about 7.2cm. What is the treatment, is it considered small or large and should I be concerned?

Symptomatic?: 7.2 cm is a fairly large polyp, the non pregnant uterus is about 7.6 cm. I assume that you had symptoms that led to finding the polyp. If you can live with the symptoms then you can live with the polyp. If the symptoms are not bearable or get worse then you should have it surgically removed. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for colonic polyps?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for colonic polyps?

Colonoscopy: During colonoscopy the doctor will snip and remove these polyps. Often there are just a few and easily managed and the patient brought back each 5 years to look for newly formed ones that are removed. The risk is polyps can eventually turn into colon cancers.
In some people there are too many and they can not all be removed but they can be kept an eye on to catch those that may turn cancerous. ...Read more

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Colon polyps. How long does it take for them to grow and what is the treatment?

Colon polyps. How long does it take for them to grow and what is the treatment?

Polyp growth is: Variable but to go from a single cell to a polyp the size of an eraser can take 2-3 years. The treatment is removal of all polyps to rule out malignancy or pre-malignancy during a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Dr. When endometrial polyp is passed in period, can it be like transparent kidney shaped cyst with no color?

Dr. When endometrial polyp is passed in period, can it be like transparent kidney shaped cyst with no color?

That sounds accurate: They are pink to gray, soft (but solid rather than cystic-hollow), and oval or bean-shaped. You should be commended on your powers of observation and your proactive approach. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm on nasal spra treatment for nasal polyps. Is this something I will have to deal with the rest of my life or will they be fixed and that's the end?

I'm on nasal spra treatment for nasal polyps. Is this something I will have to deal with the rest of my life or will they be fixed and that's the end?

Perhaps: It depends on the cause for the polyps. When problem is severe causing severe nasal obstruction, smell/taste impairment, and/or chronic sinus infection, surgery may be required. If the nasal polyps shrink from the nasal spray, consider stopping the spray after a year or so to see if the polyps would return. ...Read more

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My friend is a 55 year old male with sigmoid ca of polyp. It was removed one year ago. There is recurrence of carcinoma in distal sigmoid. What is the pathology and the available treatment?

Yes, but depends on: The pathology and specific findings. The pathological stage of the tumor includes the extent of invasion and the presence of lymph node or distant tumor spread. Recurrent tumor can be treated with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation - depending on the setting. Some newer drugs may be available depending on certain molecular markers in the tumor. There may be many choices in this situation. ...Read more

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Cecal polyp: would the correct treatment be adbominal perineal resection?

Cecal polyp: would the correct treatment be adbominal perineal resection?

Cecal polyp: Cecal polyp is located in the proximal colon where the small intestine meets the large bowel. Apr (abdominal perineal resection) is usually reserved for rectal lesion. It is a different part of anatomy. ...Read more

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What factors should drive treatment choices to address adenomatous colon polyps?

Size, pathology: All adenomatous polyps should be removed. If they are too large to remove endoscopically, then surgery is usually warranted. If the polyp is removed completed on colonoscopy, but has a suspicious or worrisome pathology, then surgery is sometimes required to complete the resection. However, if the pathology is benign, then usually no further treatment is needed. ...Read more

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10 year old daughter with nasal polyps. Any nonsurgical treatment?

10 year old daughter with nasal polyps. Any nonsurgical treatment?

Kid polyps: In children, non-surgical care is the preference. Nasal steroids are the main medication. Also, singulaire can reduce polyps. If polyps are due to allergy, then agressive allergy treatment (avoidance, medication, allergy shots) is needed. Polyps in children are uncommon & can be associoated with cystic fibrosis or developmental masses. Evaluation by ENT is needed. ...Read more

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Frontal and left maxillary sinusites with left maxillary polyp/mucosal thickeing. Which treatment is required?

Frontal and left maxillary sinusites with left maxillary polyp/mucosal thickeing. Which treatment is required?

Sinusitis: Hello. You are describing a condition called pan sinusitis which means that multiple sinuses are affected. The treatment of choice in my practice would be an antibiotic, possibly a steroid medication, a nasal spray and a follow visit after the medication has been completed. Further evaluation such as a nasal endoscopy may be helpful to check for recovery. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for nasal polyp aside from nasal saline spray?

Is there a treatment for nasal polyp aside from nasal saline spray?

Yes: Cortisone nasal spray may be effective as would Singulair (montelukast) depending on the mechanism causing them. However surgery may be needed if the polyps fail to resolve with medications. Saline spray may reduce the frequency of sinus infection but would not affect the polyps. ...Read more

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What is most effective treatment for nasal polyps and maxillary sinusitis?

What is most effective treatment for nasal polyps and maxillary sinusitis?

A good specialist: Nasal polyps and sinusitis can be treated but each treatment should be tailored to the individual. Some patients respond better than others. Generally the treatment will entail a combination of different medicines (antibiotics and/or steroids - oral or nasal). I would consult a good ENT or allergist. ...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