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Doctor insights on: Treatment Of A Bleeding Protruding Rectal Polyp

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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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Is bleeding from the butt a sign of bowel cancer?

Is bleeding from the butt a sign of bowel cancer?

Can be: It can be caused by variety of things- including cancer. Nobody knows for sure unless you go to see your doctor and have it checked. One thing is for sure, however, that you would need to have a trip to go to see your gastroenterologist for a GI work-up ( colonoscopy and +/- an endoscopy if warranted. ). ...Read more

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Is rectal bleeding just a symptom of problems with the bowel?

Often - yes: Often yes - possible causes include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, infections or inflammation. Get evaluated if more than a one time occurence. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy/Biopsy report: the lesion (0.5cm) is lymphangioma of the rectum, Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, and mucosal prolapse syndrome. is it bad?

Colonoscopy/Biopsy report: the lesion (0.5cm) is lymphangioma of the rectum, Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, and mucosal prolapse syndrome. is it bad?

No, nothing bad!: It is likely that your rectal mucosal prolapse caused the solitary rectal ulcerr syndrome and needs no treatment unless there is significant bleeding or discomfort which you did not mention having. The incidentially found 5mm lymphangioma is totally benign and should be of no concern. That lesion is exceedingly rare with very few cases reported and never a report of malignancy in them. ...Read more

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Could bright rectal bleeding be a symptom of chronic appendicites in a 21yo?gone after surgery

Probably not: Recovery from any surgery is variable with ups and downs. Resolution of bright red rectal bleeding is likely a coincidence as well as a benefit. If bleeding recurs, get an evaluation with your regular doc. Be well. ...Read more

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Is anal leakage a sign of colon cancer?

Is anal leakage a sign of colon cancer?

Not usually.: Anal leakage is not usually a sign of cancer. It is more likely to be due to a problem with the anal sphincter or to a problem with the consistency of the stool. If it persists, though, it is abnormal and should be evaluated by your doctor or a gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the risk of a colostomy from a bowel resection for endometriosis?

What is the risk of a colostomy from a bowel resection for endometriosis?

Minimal...: An elective bowel resection, as long as the distal rectum and anus are preserved, should avoid a colostomy. Other factors may come into play, i.E obstruction, technical issues with anastomosis, active infection, etc. Might increase your risk. ...Read more

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Is internal bleeding a common problem of ulcerative colitis?

Is internal bleeding a common problem of ulcerative colitis?

No- read on: Ulcerative colitis is often diagnosed when someone seeks medical advice for rectal bleeding. However, internal bleeding usually implies bleeding into a body cavity, such as the abdomen or chest. This can be seen after surgery, and in unusual situations even when no surgery has occurred. However, it is rarely seen in uc in the absence of other complications. ...Read more

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T2n0m0 rectal cancer, is recurrent moderate bleeding post-polypectomy & pre-op a sign of residual cancer cells at the site? Does this change tx rec?

T2n0m0 rectal cancer, is recurrent moderate bleeding post-polypectomy & pre-op a sign of residual cancer cells at the site? Does this change tx rec?

No: Bleeding is an expected complication. I it persist ten you should have it looked at. Bleeding does not define your treatment. The surgical path stage define your treatment. Rec eus ultrasound be done to ensure t2 lesion prior to surgery. If T3 (liothyronine) or higher conside preop chemo an radiation. ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding after fissure op. Surgon found 1 big hemorrhoid and some small. Banding done for big one. Foul smell & bleeding persistant. What is it?

Rectal bleeding after fissure op. Surgon found 1 big hemorrhoid and some small. Banding done for big one. Foul smell & bleeding persistant. What is it?

Bleeding after: surgery of any kind is best treated and questions answered by the surgeon who did the surgery. Please contact that surgeon or the doctor on call for him/her as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?

Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?

Possibly: You are at risk for trauma to the perineum such as tears and thinning. This mainly applies to the delivery, otherwise there should be no problems from this. ...Read more

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Does a colon radiation cause rectal bleeding after a year?

Yes it can: Radiation is known to cause some chronic damage to the rectal mucosa.This can lead to rectal bleeding. Let your oncologists/radiation oncologist know about it so that they can offer you help with medication to stop this ...Read more

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I had a simple cervical biopsy of a prolapsed into my vaginal canal mass thought to be a large fibroid! still bleeding with cramps is this normal?

I had a simple cervical biopsy of a prolapsed into my vaginal canal mass thought to be a large fibroid! still bleeding with cramps is this normal?

Prolapsed fibroid: If you have a prolapsed fibroid then it will need to be surgically removed. Since your doctor did a biopsy my suspicion is that they wanted to confirm the diagnosis before proceeding with surgical management. The irregular bleeding and cramping will likely not resolve until the prolapsed fibroid is removed ...Read more

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Can internal bleeding be a symptom of bladder disease?

Can internal bleeding be a symptom of bladder disease?

Hematuria : Blood in urine can be a symptom of bladder or kidney disease. If this is what u mean by internal bleeding. Bladder causes of blood in urine can be;- infection/cystitis, bladder tumor, bladder stone & interstitial cystitis. Majority of non-smoking patients with blood in urine from bladder causes do not have a serious medical problem. However u should seek medical advice. ...Read more

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Is a moderately large pelvic hematoma displacing the bladder as a result of pelvic fractures considered internal bleeding. Allot or little blood?

Is a moderately large pelvic hematoma displacing the bladder as a result of pelvic fractures considered internal bleeding. Allot or little blood?

It seems: To me it can be quite a lot of blood for being able to displace the bladder. The good news is that it gets reabsorbed and things return normal. If you did receive a blood transfusion(s) the bleeding was significant... If no transfusion you will regenerate the lost blood ...Read more

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