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Removal Of Polyps
Doc says deviated septum surgery with removal of polyps/cysts and he wants to enlarge the opening to my sinuses- why enlarge the openings?
Chance of developing colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy removal 5mm polyp removed. Having ct scan with and without contrast for left quad pain
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
Can my husband have pizza tonight after a colonoscopy and removal of 5 polyps this morning? They advised a soft diet for today but did not specify wh
Probably a slice or: ...two shouldn't be a problem. Would avoid an accompanying soda however to minimize additional bloat. ...Read more
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
My 51 yo husband had colonoscpy with removal of one polyp at 8 am yesterday morning. he has just woke up with extreme chills and has fever of 100.5?
No normal: take him right away to the ER that is not normal ...Read more
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
I recently had a hysteroscopy for a removal of a polyp. Am now experiencing bleeding 2 weeks after my period. I have sharp pain in my lower abdomen.
Both: Related to procedure in all likelihood. See your surgeon. ...Read more
I have had 2 hysteroscopies within 7 months of each other for polyp removal. I was told I need to have another. How fast do polyps reoccur?
It depends : some people are genetically predisposed to developing polyps at a faster rate ...Read more