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Doctor insights on: White Hard Pellet Size Rectal Polyps

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Is a rectal polyp hard? Can you feel it?

Is a rectal polyp hard? Can you feel it?

rectal polyp: Usually not hard. If something hard there, your should see a doctor to rule out cancer. ...Read more

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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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Can a cervical polyp dislodge of its own accord? Hard tissue/flesh white, marble sized ball fell out of vagina. Due for period any day.

Can a cervical polyp dislodge of its own accord? Hard tissue/flesh white, marble sized ball fell out of vagina. Due for period any day.

Yes but: If you still have the tissue you should take it to your gyn to have it examined under a microscope by the pathologist. That is the only way to make sure this tissue that fell out of your vagina is not something that needs treatment. ...Read more

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Can a cervical polyp pass out of vagina? Just has a hard ball colour of my palm pass out- aprox size of a small toe! due for period in 1 day.

Can a cervical polyp pass out of vagina? Just has a hard ball colour of my palm pass out- aprox size of a small toe! due for period in 1 day.

Yes indeed: The polyp may have auto-amputated and this may well be what you encountered. Or it may be an endometrial polyp that you lost, or something else. If you still have the tissue, your physician might be able to have it sent to the lab. ...Read more

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Polyp removed in upper rectum and solitary rectal ulcer sowed in flexible sigmoidoscopy. still start tip of stool is hard and red blood on stool help!

Polyp removed in upper rectum and solitary rectal ulcer sowed in flexible sigmoidoscopy. still start tip of stool is hard and red blood on stool help!

Start simple, but...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &a assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent ...Read more

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Colon polyps is 8mm size bad??

Colon polyps is 8mm size bad??

No, not so bad: This is a small polyp. I hope this has been sent to Pathologist for a microscopic examination. Why did you have the colonoscopy done at this time??(it is usually done for some reason or for Cancer screening( but after age of 50 years). ...Read more

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What percentage of rectal polyps become cancerous?

About 10%: It was felt that malignancies of bowel i.e. rectal polyps accumulate mutations to go from adenomatous polyps to malignant polyps to cancer it now appears that about 10% of such lesions will progress to cancer. In bowel adjacent to malignancy, most normal appearing mucosal cells produce cancer protein having undergone genotypic changes. These cells eventually lead to new Ca's. in bowel. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have rectal polyps or hemmoroids?

you cant.: It has to be examined by md preferably a surgeon and by looking inside with scope it can be determined. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a polyp of size 1 CM come out of one's anus?

Could be hemorrhoid: Any entity inside your bowel; food, stool, polyp, foreign body, hemorrhoid can and will pass rectally, so yes. Occasionally a polyp will try to pass rectally, but still being attached to the wall of the colon, can not fully detach. A colonoscopy, and/or exam with your doc are the best ways to address this problem. Be well. ...Read more

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A polyp 1 CM is average size or is consider big ? Can I have the option to be awake and conscious during a colonoscopy?

Possible: 1 cm is not considered very small , current practice of endoscopic screening , will be picked up much smaller than 1 cm , yes could be done with out sedation , but you will be very uncomfortable , and no reason to suffer , follow the advice of your doctor, a relatively low risk procedure ...Read more