When should I consider surgery?

Risk vs. benefit. If the benefits to you of having a surgical procedure are so significant that they outweigh the risks of the proposed procedure then have the surgery.
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I have a large left popliteal aneurysm. When should I consider surgery?

Soon. Popliteal aneurysms rarely rupture but clot threatening limb ( leg & foot ) amputation, material inside can break off & block arteries "downstream", compress nerves or veins causing damage. When symptomtomatic, the risk of amputation is hign. Bending & straightening the leg at the knee "bends" the aneurysm making these compications more likely. Surgery if > 2 CM or have symptoms. Read more...
Soon. If you have a large aneurysm in the popliteal artery, it is at risk for thrombosing (clogging off) or embolizing (tossing debris), and puts you at risk for losing your leg. Larger aneurysms can also compress local structures and cause blood clots in your vein, or pain from pressure on the nerve. It is also possible for the aneurysm to rupture, but this is more common in aortic aneurysm. Read more...

My hipflexor popped about 2 weeks ago and its still a little sore when should I consider surgery or any other remedies?

No surgery. I can not agree with surgery for what you have stated. You need to see you physician and get the diagnosis clarified. This is usually soft tissue and not a surgical lesion but is improved with exercises and physical therapy. Read more...

I have two "small" sinus polyps of the each maxillary sinuses. When should I consider having surgery? What's the likelihood of recurrence?

Sinus Polyps. If the polyps are small and are not affecting your breathing they may not have to be removed. However, if they are large and obstructing the maxillary sinuses; and if you are experiencing breathing issues they should be evaluated fro removal. Please seek the advice through consultation with a periodontist or oral surgeon. Read more...
When symptomatic. Generally, asymptomatic sinus polyps can be left alone. We treat them if they become chronically infected, cause pain or created blockage. Read more...
ENT doc. Depends on symptoms. Probably no treatment without symptoms or radiographic changes. Make sure you are followed up by ENT doc. Read more...
See Immunologist. Nasal polyps should be evaluated for underlying potential causes (disease, medication effect, etc) and treated with medication or possibly even using procedures to decrease the activity of certain metabolic pathways; or by avoidance of contributing factors. An Allergist/Immunologist may be best equipped to perform this work-up. Polyps usually return after they have been removed surgically. Read more...