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Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Probably: The D&C adds little additional risk to the hysteroscopy and is often beneficial to check the lining of the uterus besides the polyp od fibroid. ...Read more

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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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Chance of developing colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy removal 5mm polyp removed. Having ct scan with and without contrast for left quad pain ?

Chance of developing colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy removal 5mm polyp removed. Having ct scan with and without contrast for left quad pain
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See below: If the colonoscopy was done properly, you are very unlikely to have colon cancer 20 months after the procedure. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What percentage of time/how common is it to get a 2nd uterine polyp or for 1 2 grow back after removal of a polyp? Ave length of time this happens?

What percentage of time/how common is it to get a 2nd uterine polyp or for 1 2 grow back after removal of a polyp? Ave length of time this happens?

Hard ?: Uterine polyps are not that common to begin with. I am not sure what procedure was performed to remove them. If that was a d&c, then the polyp or polyps got removed entirely and it should not regrow quickly unless it is cancerous. If it regrew and the biopsy was not cancer, then it could have been that it was not removed in the first place. Anyway, we need more details on that. ...Read more

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Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Sinus polyp: Hello. Removal of sinus polyps may resolve your headaches. If your CT scan shows post obstructive inflammatory changes, then I would expect some headache relief. ...Read more

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Will my voice sound normal again after the removal of nasal polyps?

Will my voice sound normal again after the removal of nasal polyps?

Nasal polyps: once removed your voice quality will have less of a nasal quality but you need to stay on top of things, see an allergist determine if you have allergies or aspirin allergy and continue treating them do they don't come back quickly. ...Read more

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Does removal of uterine polyp with d&c completely stop bleeding b/w periods?

Does removal of uterine polyp with d&c completely stop bleeding b/w periods?

Not necessarily.: If the polyp was causing the bleeding between periods and it was removed, likely this problem would go away. There are other reasons for bleeding between periods, though, and if this was not addressed, the bleeding may continue. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about nasal polyps removed. will my voice sound normal again after my removal of nasal polyps?

Can you tell me about nasal polyps removed. will my voice sound normal again after my removal of nasal polyps?

Depends: Nasal polyps are fluid filled inflammatory sacs that appear in the nose and sinuses of people with allergies, aspirin sensitivity, or chronic sinusitis. If your voice is nasal and congested it will likely improve but if your voice issues are caused by vocal cord polyps or other pathology than it may not. You should discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Will surgical removal of nasal polyps eliminate bad breath?

Will surgical removal of nasal polyps eliminate bad breath?

Possibly: If the polyps are ar infected, and that focus is the source of the halitosis, then removal might be beneficial. Check with your ent. ...Read more

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Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

It's possible: But not at all likely. Even if your uterus was perforated by hysteroscopy, it wouldn't usually lead to infertility (as long as it was managed.). ...Read more

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Polyp removal recommended. Risks?

Polyp removal recommended. Risks?

Yes: Risks of colonoscopies polypectomy includes bleeding and perforation. Both rare. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: polyp removal?

What is the definition or description of: polyp removal?

Cut it off: In the colon , a polyp is cut off or removed during a special exam called a colonoscopy, for a sample for biopsy to look for cancer, and to remove it in case it is cancer. Cutting it off also reduces the risk of cancer. ...Read more

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Is mild bleeding three days after d & c and polyp removal normal?

Is mild bleeding three days after d & c and polyp removal normal?

Yes it is.: Your doctor should have informed you that mild vaginal bleeding is normal after such procedures. In the absence of fever and large blood clots per vaginam, you should be fine and able to wati until your pathology review appointment in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I experienced a strong burning sensation that lasted for a few hours after polyp removal. It still hurts to sit down. Is this common?

Colon?: If this is a colon procedure, there may be some trauma in manipulating the scope. However if the pain fails to subside or gets worse in the next 24 hrs, call the doctor who did the removal. ...Read more

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