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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

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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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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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

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Creatinine 71-115 H 118, Uric acid  208-428 H 474, LDL 2.6-3.3 near/above optimal 2.7and 9mm gallbladder polyps?

Creatinine 71-115 H 118,
Uric acid  208-428 H 474,
LDL 2.6-3.3 near/above optimal 2.7and 9mm gallbladder polyps?

And your question is: which value concern you ,because none is related. you have renal function that could be indirectly related to the uric acid. both appear normal you have a lipid value ,that appear normal. gallbladder polyp which is not normal. I will consider having surgery if it was a real polyp. I hope that answer your concern. otherwise I did not understand your concern. try again. ...Read more

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What is leiomyomatous polyp?How it is treated?What is the risk.?

What is leiomyomatous polyp?How it is treated?What is the risk.?

Rare tumors: Benign rare polyp that can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. 3% of all digestive system leiomyomas occur in colon. Sigmoid and transverse colon are most common sites. Bleeding, obstruction, and perforation are complications. Usually these are surgically removed. Can be sessile or pedunculated. These are usually found incidentally. ...Read more

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What are polyps, and why are they removed?

What are polyps, and why are they removed?

Benign growths: Polyps are benign growths, however they can sometimes mutate into cancer, and for that reason they are removed. ...Read more

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Do polyps "fall off" or take care of themselves without having them removed?

No: Polyps are attached; they don't fall off by themselves. They may not turn into cancers (most don't), but they won't go away unless removed. ...Read more

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What does a polyp look like?

Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be millimeters is size to centimeters. ...Read more

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