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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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Fibroephitelial polyps are communicable?

Fibroephitelial polyps are communicable?

Nope: Assuming you have the correct diagnosis, acrochorda, and also known as skin tags, or fibroepithelial polyps, are benign skin growths often found in skin folds. Common locations include the neck, armpit, and groin. They also occur on the face, especially on the eyelids. On the other hand, the are sometimes associated with other noncommunicable diseases. Low-risk hpv 6 and 11 is rarely present. ...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 is a gingival polyp?

What is a gingival polyp?

Gingival polyp: Is a growth that extends from a gingival mucous caused by minor trauma or irritation. The treatment is removal of the irritant and excision. See your dentist for consultation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is gall blader polyps?

What is gall blader polyps?

Mucosal growth..: Abnormal mucosal overgrowth in side GB.

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Is guyabano good for polyp?

Never heard about it: Where did you find this word/name? Polyps are best treated by resection/excision which I am sure you doctor can help you with. Forget about guyabano! ...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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How do a polyp and a tumor differ?

How do a polyp and a tumor differ?

Polyp is type of 2mr: A polyp is a type of tumor arising from a mucous membrane like the lining of the intestines, nose, or other body part that looks a bit like a mushroom. Many if not most polyps are benign which means they do not really tend to spread around the body or regrow quickly if removed. Others are precancerous and some are actually cancers. ...Read more

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Does having polyp affect fertility?

What did your gyn sa: Say? If u have an endometrial polyp it could keep you from getting preg or cause a miscarr. It should be removed thru the hysteroscope or thru the hysteroscope using myosure. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tonque polyps?

What are the causes of tonque polyps?

Polyps?: The tongue can have rough surfaced ridges on the sides of the tongue toward the back of the mouth which are normal, and sometimes caused by displaced thyroid tissue. There are also cauliflower-like raised papillomas caused by the human papilloma virus, which carry some risk of cancer and possible spread to others who come in contact with your saliva. See a dentist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you prevent polyps from forming?

Need more info: Polyps where? Please expand your question, and give more medical work up done or your history. Need more info to help you out. Thanks! ...Read more

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What does a polyp in the anus feel like?

What does a polyp in the anus feel like?

Unless it: Is very large or protrudes out the anus when defecating you should not be able to feel an ano/rectal polyp. Do not use your finger but if concerned have an exam by your doctor or a specialist. ...Read more

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What happens uf an ovarian polyp bursts?

What happens uf an ovarian polyp bursts?

Rupture: If an ovarian cyst/mass/polyp ruptures the result will depend on the contents of the cyst. If the cyst is blood filled and connected to a blood supply then bleeding can occur, which can be life threatening. Clear, infected vs cancer cells are other possiblities. Avoid this risk, indication for surgical removal, before rupture. Stay with your doc, take friend to ask questions. Be well. ...Read more

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I have polyps can I use ovacare tablet?

I have polyps can I use ovacare tablet?

No: If you have polyp medicine donot work you need surgery to get it evaluated ...Read more

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Tiny polyp on gallbladder. Wats this mean?

Tiny polyp on gallbladder. Wats this mean?

observation needed: Small % of polyps will develop cancers, especially the large ones, small ones could be observed, if they are large ones (2 cm) should be removed by cholecystectmy ...Read more

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What % of unilateral polyps are cancerous?

Where?: Please specify the site. If you are talking about nasal polyps, unilateral polyps should be removed and examinaed by a pathologist. Allergic polyps are usally bilateral. Unilateral nasal polyp in a 70 year old needs to addressed aggresively. ...Read more

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Are all polyps removed during a colonoscopy?

Are all polyps removed during a colonoscopy?

Yes: We remove polyps because they can become cancerour. ...Read more

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Can a gallbladder polyp turn into something?

Can a gallbladder polyp turn into something?

Yes: There is an association with gallbladder polyps and gallbladder cancer which is very dangerous if left untreated. ...Read more

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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

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What does benign fibroepithelial polyp means?

What does benign fibroepithelial polyp means?

Skin tag.: This is a lesion on your skin that has no chance of becoming cancer. It is formed of skin cells and is sometimes called a skin tag or acrochordon. ...Read more

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What happens if an ovarian polyp is not removed?

What happens if an ovarian polyp is not removed?

Analyse risk benefit: Each case has variances, so your doc will best answer this question. Basically the risk of not removing polyp includes rupture, cancer diagnosis and symptoms continue. This is is weighed against the risk of surgical removal...Never zero but low. Take a friend with you to help understand, ask questions and make your best choice. Okay to monitor, get second opinion. Be well. ...Read more

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Are all polyps found when you get a colonoscope?

Are all polyps found when you get a colonoscope?

The vast majority: The vast majority, esp the larger ones will be found, however it has been shown in studies that up to 40% of patients who undergo colonoscopy will have polyps that were missed, either because they were small or behind a fold. That is why we recommend that patients in whom polyps are found should undergo repeat colonoscopy 3-5 years later. ...Read more

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What percentage of rectal polyps become cancerous?

What percentage of rectal polyps become cancerous?

About 10%: It was felt that malignancies of bowel i.e. rectal polyps accumulate mutations to go from adenomatous polyps to malignant polyps to cancer it now appears that about 10% of such lesions will progress to cancer. In bowel adjacent to malignancy, most normal appearing mucosal cells produce cancer protein having undergone genotypic changes. These cells eventually lead to new Ca's. in bowel. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal polyp does it have to be removed?

Not necessarily: A vaginal polyp may not cause any trouble whatsoever unless it grows and is interfering with sexual function. They may slowly grow and I've seen them protrude through the labia. Most women want them removed but frequently that is unnecessary. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have rectal polyps or hemmoroids?

You cant.: It has to be examined by md preferably a surgeon and by looking inside with scope it can be determined. ...Read more

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What does it mean for a polyp to be "pre-cancerous"?

What does it mean for a polyp to be "pre-cancerous"?

Risk of cancer: "pre-cancerous" polyps have a risk of becoming cancer if allowed to grow and get larger. These need to be removed by colonoscopy usually. ...Read more

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How long does it take to make the biopsy of a polyp?

How long does it take to make the biopsy of a polyp?

Polyp: Biopsy is done during colonoscopy and and then sent for histopathology to know whether or not the polyp is cancerous and this may take 2-3 days. ...Read more