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What To Eat After Cancer Colon Polyp Removal
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Husband seeing bright red blood and some clots after colon polyp removal today. He takes Plavix (clopidogrel) every day, but stopped taking it 4 days ago.?
Is 5year old child with colon polyp vulnerable to cancer especially if he don't have any family history?
Hard to tell: Intestinal polyps are very variable and some increase your risk of cancer while some are benign. It is best to maintain follow up with your gastroenetrologist for a clarification of the nature of your sons's polyps, the doctors recommendation on the need for removal and your son's risk of intestinal cancer. It is reassuring that you do not know of a family history of GI polyps or cancer. ...Read more
It can happen: At the time of detection, most polyps are not cancerous. Hoever, over time polyps can develop pre-cancer changes in the cells which then become early cancer changes and finally fully developed cancer. It is best to strictly follow your gastroenterologists screenig schedules if you already have had polyps and get regular screeinig colonoscopies done. ...Read more
Depends: Fundamental rule once detected must be removed as soon as possible, if general condition permits, . Some polyps like villous adenomas already will have atypical changes or early cancer, if larger than 2 cm will have 40% chance, other types may take months to couple of years for malignant transformation, no one will wait and see. Early colon cancer is curable, removal of polyp will prevent ca. ...Read more
Increased risk?: It is now accepted that adenomatous colon polyps under the right conditions will progress to cancer if present for 5-10 years. However not all polyps will turn into cancer as some will slough off if you have had hyperplastic polyps you risks are not increased. If you had adenomatous polyps then you are at increased risks and should be followed by doctor. ...Read more
Had stage 1 sessile colon polyp excised. A month later the same area was biopsied, no cancer cells found, no mets in ct, CEA normal. Good idea to wait 6 months to recheck?
Discuss with GI Dr.:
It depends on the size and pathology of the sessile polyp.
If this polyp was already a cancer, this may need to addressed based on how much thickness of the bowel wall it invaded.
Your GI surgeon is the best resource for this. Please note this may cause you problems down the line if you ignore his advice. ...Read more
Do you recommend daily baby aspirin for colon and/or preventive for skin cancer issues if I'm 66, no heart issues, recent benign colon polyp? Thanks!
No need: This is unlikely to help, but probably won't hurt. Use your judgment, and dis is with your primary care provider that you have a relationship with. There could be other reasons to do this as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is it odd to have three colon polyps removed during the same procedure, or is multiple-polyp removal common?
Good news!: That sounds like the doctor saw something worrisome and then took a sample, but when they looked at the sample under the microscope it turned out that nothing was wrong. That's good news! I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Is a tubulularvillenous colon polyp that is 40mm considered big? What are the chances it could become malignant if not removed?
Lynch syndrome is an inherited disease that will cause polyps that will led to camper
Tubular adenoidal is a condition cam happen with or without lynch syndrome ...Read more
How long for a colon polyp clamp to be passed? The dr said no mris for 6 weeks because of clip used for transverse colon polyp how long to heal?
Mother had precancerous colon polyp at 40, father had noncancerous polyp at 40... when should I have first colonoscopy?
It depends on....: You may be at a higher risk for polyps than the average person where colonoscopy is advised at 50 years of age. For high risk it is advised at 40 years. But if you have any symptoms of blood loss or abdominal symptoms anytime, you should get your colon checked before you turn 40. If you want to be free of any anxiety, then do it sooner (now or during this year provided you can handle the expenses. ...Read more
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