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Sessile Serrated Adenoma Causes
0.7x0.4x0.2cm sessile serrated adenoma found in me acending colon (27 yr f) im so scared no history CA in family, don't smoke, chances of me getting cancer?
I am only 26 had a colonoscopy that showed a sessile serrated adenoma- how can this be?! I don't smoke/drink no colon ca in history now im really scared
27/f constipation no family of colon ca had chronic constipation colonoscopy done showed sessile serrated adenoma so scared! Why? Am I going to get ca
Not anymore: Polyps are benign if removed early like you have done. Only if you neglect them and let them grow, they can change into cancer. You should be fine, but your doctor would likely advise you to have repeat colonoscopy every 5 years or at least every 10 years because there is small risk of developing new polyps. But there is no reason to worry about cancer as long as you are having colonoscopy as advi. ...Read more
I had a 0.7x0.4x0.2 sessile serrated adenoma removed from my acending colon last year- I am only 27 no history of cancer in family. How often should I get colonoscopies- I also have chronic constipation?
I had sessile serrated precancerious polyp at 28, when should I screen again? No CA in family, they removed ALL of itit was 0.7x0.4x0.2 in acendingcolon
I'm 38 female, smoker, have celiac disease but do not stick to diet, I've had one colonoscopy, found ONE sessile serrated polyp 9mm, should I worry?
Worry is relative!: If they never told you, you need to be aware of a fact. Every time someone with celiac disease consumes gluten, their immune system creates new antibodies that attack various tissues in the body. Your symptoms may be readily apparent or subtle, but they will eventually lead to more problems. It is hard enough to remain gluten free when you try, since it can be found in unexpected items. ...Read more
Had a sessile serrated polyp in acending colon 2 years ago removed at 27 years old, if I fixed my chronic constipation could I decrease CA chance?
A serrated: Knife wound to the heart is a different matter that the same wound to the fingertip so your question is a little vague. ...Read more
It has been 6.5 years since my last tetanus shot and I just cut myslef with the serrated edge of some cling wrap - it isn't very deep, but it bled. Am I at risk?
TdaP: You are okay with a "clean" (non-rusty, indoor cut) on tetanus shot for 10 years, but if you are around any babies you may want to update you tetanus to include pertussis, or whooping cough, with tdap now available for teens and adults so not to catch or transmit whooping cough to others. ...Read more
My tongue has serrated teeth marks at both sides. Does it indicateCoenzyme Q deficiency? My prenatals dnt have it. Can I take supplements? How much?
Scalloped tongue: Is a condition that may be caused by abnormal enlargement of the tongue which can be attributed to many factors including: deficiency of the thyroid hormone, spleen deficiency, sleep apnea, bruxism, just to name a few. The diagnosis of the cause of the scalloped tongue by your doctor is important. Make an appointment. ...Read more
When I poop lately, feels like I'm pooping out serrated knife. Defiantly don't look forward to bowel movements. No other symptoms. Ideas?
Clnscopy1. One 20mm Sessile Tubvillous adenoma removed w/saline injection/hot snare. Repeat 1 year 2nd Clnscopy 10mm sesile Tubular adenoma at previous site Removed piecemeal w/ jumbo cold forceps. ArgonPC performed. When should I repeat Clnscpy?
1 to 2 years: No right answer here but would repeat in 1 to 2 years to be safe ...Read more
Depends: Thyroid adenoma is a growth on your thyroid. 95% of these growth are benign (not cancerous) and if it's small (< 1 cm), it typically will not cause any problem. If you have a thyroid adenoma, you should get your thyroid blood test done to make sure the thyroid is still functioning normally. A biopsy can also be done to rule out cancer process in the growth. ...Read more
Pituitary adenoma: Pituitary adenomas a benign tumors that off compress the pituitary gland and cause imbalance of the hormones. After surgery the hormones can be further disrupted from manipulating the gland when removing the tumor. Alternatively, an infection could arise in the surgical operative site. It is important to see your surgeon to determine the cause of the hot flashes and flushing. ...Read more
Is an advanced adenomas villious semi sessile 14 mm polyp in rectum another way of saying its cancer in situ?
Yes: Yes, if they produce adrenal hormones in excess. ...Read more
Depends: Hi. Pituitary macroadenomas can cause problems by either: 1) producing hormones, or 2) mass effect (compressing normal pituitary tissue and/or the pituitary stalk). Hormone-producing tumors that can cause weight gain produce ACTH or growth hormone (GH). ACTH and GH tumors have very characteristic physical exam findings. See an endocrinologist. Macroadenomas either need treatment or close follow up ...Read more
Adrenal adenoma - could previously being on flovent hfa 110 mcg for a year or two have caused this? Or could stopping the med have caused it?
No: I. Do not think. There is any relation. ...Read more
Pituitary adenoma caused cushing's disease, removed 3/12. Prior: 224 lbs, 5'2", current: 150 lbs. Goal: 115 lbs. I work out. Surgery for excess skin?
I have intermittent dizziness that worsens considerably when I have a cold. I have a pituitary adenoma. Can that cause this dizziness and why is it worse when I have a cold?
Maybe: It depends on the size of the adenoma and the type of eye problem. A neurologist, a good eye exam and an MRI of the pituitary gland could establish whether there is a relationship between the two. Have in mind that eye problems (of all kinds) are very common, so it is important to see what type of visual disturbance you are experiencing before jumping to conclusions. ...Read more
Medications: There are some medicationss that can interfere with the hormonal axis. ...Read more
I'm 36 and had a 5mm sessile adenoma removed from my cecum. How often should I get a colonoscopy now and is this adenoma of high risk for cancer?
It is some thing you should discuss with your GI doctor. In general getting a repeat colonoscopy in 5 years is safe. You may consult this site for more information on this topic:
http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations ...Read more
What else can cause pituitary hyperplasia? Nonpregnant, 38/F, controlled hypothyroid, pit. Labs normal. Has grown in size, doesn't seem to be adenoma
Pituitary cells may: Increase in number due to physiological (normal function) or pathological (disease) causes. Pituitary cell proliferation can be influenced by the releasing hormones governing other glands: adrenal, thyroid, gonads as well as growth hormone. The loss of inhibitory hormones for these glands can also contribute. You need a careful evaluation and work-up from a glandular/endocrine specialist. ...Read more
What arethe chances of lynch syndrome if no colon ca runs in the family? I had a sessile adenoma at 27 but no fam history of cancer other than 1 had lungca
No chance: Your family history reveals no evidence for lynch syndrome, hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer or other hereditary cancer syndromes based on the information given. Would run out of space here before able to answer fully. If you want further information please refer to the amsterdam criteria and bethesda guidelines. ...Read more
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