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Removal Of Polyps During Colonoscopy
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
I had a sigmdoscopy dr said he found 2 polyps and recommend colonoscopy for removal how long should I wait most for colonoscopy? Could become cancer?
Immediately: A sigmoidoscopy only checks the distal third (sigmoid) portion of the colon and colon cancer can occur anywhere in the colon. Since you had polyps, they may need to be biopsied if they were not. Since your dr. Told you to get a full colonoscopy, especially with your hx of polyps, and not to mention the need to check your whole colon, then get it done. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are signs of infection after a colonoscopy with polyp removal? How long afterwards could symptoms appear?
Fever: Within one week. After the first 2-3 days of the procedure, the risk is miniscule, if any. ...Read more
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
A polyp 1 CM is average size or is consider big ? Can I have the option to be awake and conscious during a colonoscopy?
Possible: 1 cm is not considered very small , current practice of endoscopic screening , will be picked up much smaller than 1 cm , yes could be done with out sedation , but you will be very uncomfortable , and no reason to suffer , follow the advice of your doctor, a relatively low risk procedure ...Read more
I had polyp removed during colonoscopy. It was not cancer. If it was left alone what would have happened? Dr said repeat every 5 years. You agree?
After having a pre cancerous polyp removed during a colonoscopy, are there other tests that should be done to ensure I don't have cancer anywhere else?
8mm hyperplastic polyp in cecum. Why wasn't it removed during colonoscopy? 3mm polyp removed in another spot.
When polyps are found during colonoscopy that are 2-3 CM in size why would a doctor leave them instead of taking a biopsy?
Colonoscopy: Biopsies are usually only taken of any polyps that dont look normal. Polyps of that tiny size are unlikely to be a problem and to a trained eye, the risk of taking the biopsy probably higher than the risk of possible malignancy! I am sure you were told to have a follow up colonoscopy in 6 mos to 1 year. ...Read more
3-5mm Sessile polyp removed from descending colon during colonoscopy. What are the odds it's a hyperplastic polyp? Should I be concerned?
My mother just had a polyp removed during her colonoscopy. She was 10 years past due when she finally had her first. Am I still higher risk?
No: If she was 60 and the 1 polyp was found, you are still recommended for colonoscopy at age 50. If you have 2 first degree relatives with colorectal cancer or with advanced polyps or if your mom was less than 60 and the polyp was advanced or colorectal cancer then you would need colonoscopy starting at age 40 and every 5 years thereafter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What other diseases or causes for very high white count during colonoscopy? No crohns, didn't think high enough for celiac , polyp removed precancer
There is no guessing: If you have a high white count, i would advise you to repeat check it once or even twice before we can get concerned about it. If it is indeed high it is not related to colonoscopy. Most conditions with high white count are either infections or disorders of the bone marrow, the site of blood formation. So get it rechecked; if it is more than 12, 000, go see an internist or a hematologist. ...Read more
How can you diagnose nonpolyposis colorectal cancer discovered if there are no polyps to detect during sigmoi/colonoscopy?
Why does my GI doctor remove only large but not all polyps during colonoscopy? Is she suspecting malignancy and think i may need surgery anyway?
Hyper plastic polyp colon right side by appendix canal . What would follow up be . My doctor was unsure he for it all during colonoscopy?
Repeat colonoscopy: Timing 2-5 years likely. Depends on size and any others. Family history? Discuss with gastroenterologist. ...Read more
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