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What Does No Further Surveillance After Colonoscopy Mean
What does low grade adenomatous dysplasia and minor architectural distortion mean after a colonoscopy.
Dysplasia is a term that describes how much your polyp looks like cancer under the microscope.: Dysplasia is a term that describes how much your polyp looks like cancer under the microscope. Polyps that are only mildly abnormal (don’t look much like cancer) are said to have low-grade (mild or moderate) dysplasia. Polyps that are more abnormal and look more like cancer are said to have high-grade (severe) dysplasia. The most important thing is that your polyp has been completely removed and does not show cancer. If dysplasia is found in your polyp, it might mean you need to have a repeat (follow-up) colonoscopy sooner than if dysplasia wasn’t found, but otherwise you do not need to worry about dysplasia in your polyp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After an EGD, colonoscopy, my sheet says Granularity in antrum compatible w/ gastritis. What does this mean? That I have gastritis?
Colitis...: Inflammation and red patches (erythema) are hallmarks of colitis. The causes of colitis are many and include infection, ibd (inflammatory bowel disease), circulatory problems and drugs. Sometimes even the laxative bowel prep for colonoscopy can induce these changes. Biopsy of the lining of the colon during colonoscopy can often determine the cause and dictate proper treatment. ...Read more
Colonoscopy in 5 hours. Not supposed to drink anything after midnight. Is it normal to feel thirsty? Does this mean i'm dehydrated?
Colonoscopy, thirsty: Some patients will feel thirsty during the process of bowel preparation for the colonoscopy, a sign of dehydration. Normally, you can still drink liquid up to 2 hours prior to colonoscopy. However, some anesthesiologists are very strict with npo status. You might want to call to verify with the surgical center where you are going to have a colonoscopy. ...Read more
What does upper abdominal viscera are normal mean after a CT colonoscopy what organs do they mean and what are the most visible iv+oral contrast taken?
I had a colonoscopy today(my second one within 3 years). My dr removed 2 polyps today, 1 very large the other small. What does this mean? Also how can
Colonoscopy/Polyps: If you had a colonoscopy on the day of this question posted and you had 2 polyps, you should wait till seeing your GI doctor for the pathology of the polyps. He will also discuss with you regarding next surveillance colonoscopy and likely the pathology of your polyps (benign or cancerous). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you had polyps last time you had a colonoscopy does than mean it's expected to continue the same.
There are higher odd: Some people are more prone to form polyps. So if you have had the polyps removed before, you are considered higher risk for more polyps and advised to undergo colonoscopy in 5 years, as opposed to 10 years for someone who did not have any polyps in their first colonoscopy. ...Read more
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