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What is polypectomy ?

What is polypectomy    ?

Removal: Its a term for removing polyps, usually in the colon but whenever and wherever a polyp is removed. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Mummadi
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Polypectomy (Definition)

It is a procedure usually done through an flexible scope that removes an ...Read more


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How long does it take to heal after polypectomy?

Depends: It depends on many factors including complications like sedative adverse effect, wall injury, bleeding and infection. The comlications depends on size and type of polyp. Without complication it is usually two weeks. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: polypectomy?

What is the definition or description of: polypectomy?

Removing growth: It is a procedure usually done through an flexible scope that removes an abnormal growth for biopsy ...Read more

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Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the difference?

Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the difference?

Look vs take...: Hysteroscopy is a procedure that looks inside the uterus, without incisions. If a polyp is present, it can be removed with instruments placed thru the hysteroscope - short recovery. A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (containing the polyp) - with or without the removal of the ovaries thru incisions- longer recovery. ...Read more

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Is snare polypectomy used for hemmroid surgery?

No, but banding is.: Appropriately sized internal hemorrhoids can be treated by rubber band ligation, often in the office without anesthesia. This is a tried and true treatment for bothersome internal hemorrhoids. Snare polypectomy is a technique used during colonoscopy to remove larger polypoid growths in the colon. ...Read more

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How much bleeding is normal after polypectomy?

How much bleeding is normal after polypectomy?

Spotting: Of a drop or two is not unusual. Anything more than that or passage of clots of old blood is concerning enough to report this promptly to your colonoscopist. ...Read more

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Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Yes: Start with mild exercise such as walking. If the activity induces bleeding, slow down or stop. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hysteroscopy and polypectomy?

What is the difference between hysteroscopy and polypectomy?

Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy is to introduce a thin scope into uterus through the vagina and cervix, so we can see the polyp in the cavity of the uterus. We then use a loop through the hysteroscope to shave off and retrieve the polyp. ...Read more

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Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the diffreence?

Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy uses a small camera inserted through he vagina into the uterus to allow visualization of the lining. A scraping of the lining can then be done to remove it and any small lesions arising from it. A hysterectomy removes the uterus +/- ovaries and tubes. Sometimes a hysteroscopy can lead a physician to recommend hysterectomy. Talk to your GYN about what is best for you. ...Read more