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Small Intestine Polyps
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Remove: precancerous polyp means that lesion has been identified by a scope and biopsied. Precancerous polyps will almost always lead to malignancy and many of these SB lesions do not have stalks and require area of bowel resection to remove. One should be sure there is no genetic disposition such as Gardners syndrome where there is a familial history and other lesion such as desmoids and more polyps ...Read more
Previously diagnosed with hyperplastic polyps but second GI found polyps in the small intestine. Should I be worried? Need help
I have an adenomatous polyp on the valve between the large and small intestines in a fold. Biopsy showed not cancer. What is the best way to remove it?
Excesion: Excision and complete removal of the adenomatous tissue is considered the treatment of choice. There are several techniques for polyp removal; biopsy forceps, snare excision, fulguration and piecemeal excision of large polyps. The procedure depends of the location, surgery, laparotomy, Laparoscopy, sigmoidoscopy. The use of NSAD has been shown to significantly reduce the size and number . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastric polyps caused iron anemia deficiency. How can I cure this diagnosis? Doc prescribed F.Sulfate 325mg. Lesions in small intestine. I am worried
Chronic epigastric pain. EEG = ulcers, colonoscopy = polyps(removed), ultrasound clear, barium swallow&small bowel normal. Still awful pain! What now?
Precancerous polyps were found in my intestines in December then a large 15 mm one in was found inJuly, When should i have another colonoscopy?
I ve had a polyp taken for analysis from my intestine months ago, report now says tubular adenoma , pls can you advice me what does it means ?thanks
My dad died at 42 with carcinoid syndrome. Started in colon & intestine then to liver. I have already had colon polyps removed. Is this hereditary?
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