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Q: How often should a colonscopy be done after precancerous polyps are removed?
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What is the treatment for intestinal polyps?

Most polyps cause no symptoms. Large ones eventually cause intestinal obstruction, which produces cramping abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting. As colon polyps evolve into cancers, they begin to produce symptoms.

If you have cervical polyps can you get pregnant?

Depending on where it is,It can interfere with getting Pregnant or so I've read but once removed it should be pretty easy...or easier...Good Luck *Baby Dust*

Do rectal cancers come from polyps?

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Do you have to have a pap smear after a hyterectomy?

If you still have a cervix, you should continue to get pap smears until age 65. If you don't have a cervix, but had the uterus removed due to cancer or precancerous changes of the cervix, vaginal paps should continue. If you had the uterus removed for some other reason, you probably don't need pap smears. Contact your health care provider for advice specific to your situation.

Can cervical polyps prevent pregnancy from happening or can they stop a person from ovulating?

Yes it can because polyps can go up very high (just like in rectal polyps.) You should see your doctor and then see a specialist because something can be done about polyps and you also want to be sure you don't have any cancerous lumps.

Colorectal polyps?

Polyps are benign growths of the colon lining. They can be unrelated to cancer, precancerous, or malignant. Polyps, when identified, are removed for diagnosis. If the polyps are benign, the patient should undergo careful surveillance

Is it dangerous if you had vocal cord polyps removed and also had swollen painless lymph nods at the left under your jaw but the antibiotics got rid of them?

All polyps should be removed because they may be considered pre cancerous (meaning they could turn into cancer if not removed.) Get a second opinion by a specialist on this. IT DOES NOT mean you have cancer, but the polyps should be removed. Your lymph nodes are everywhere in your body and are a filtering system. People with a lot of allergies can have this problem (filtering is at top speed and constant in some cases) causing bumps, lumps or polyps. My girlfriend is Asian and she had two lumps under her chin and she was fearful it was cancer. Because she has such bad allergies I told her to see the specialist right away and be tested (cancer in her family) but basically her doctor told her the same thing. However, the specialist did remove two lymph nodes and they were not cancerous and she's doing fine. If you EVER have any concerns such as you do now, write your questions down and then ask your GP (he'd have the lab report) or your specialist and don't second guess your problem. You're just fine! Be sure to have your doctor check you out re your vocal cords each year you go for a physical.

How can intestinal polyps be prevented?

Patients with hereditary disorders associated with polyps must undergo total colectomy early in adult life. All children of parents with these disorders should be screened early in adulthood, because half of them will have the same disease.

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Cervical polyps?

DefinitionCervical polyps are fingerlike growths on the lower part of the uterus that connects with the vagina (cervix).Causes, incidence, and risk factorsThe cause of cervical polyps is not completely understood. They may occur with:An abnormal response to increased levels of the female hormone, estrogenChronicinflammationClogged blood vessels in the cervixCervical polyps are common, especially in women over age 20 who have had children. Polyps are rare in young women who have not started their period (menstruation).Most women have only one polyp, but some women have two or three.SymptomsAbnormally heavy periods (menorrhagia)Abnormal vaginal bleedingAfter douchingAfter intercourseAfter menopauseBetween periodsWhite or yellow mucus (leukorrhea)Polyps may not cause symptoms.Signs and testsDuring a pelvic examination, the health care provider will see smooth, red or purple, fingerlike growths on the cervix. A cervical biopsy will most often show cells that are consistent with a benign polyp. Rarely there may be abnormal, precancerous, or cancer cells in a polyp.TreatmentThe health care provider can remove polyps during a simple, outpatient procedure. Gentle twisting of a cervical polyp may remove it. Larger polyps may require removal with electrocautery.Although most cervical polyps are not cancerous (benign), the removed tissue should be sent to a laboratory and checked further.Expectations (prognosis)Typically, polyps are not cancerous (benign) and easy to remove. Polyps do not usually grow back. Women who have polyps are at right of growing more polyps.ComplicationsSome cervical cancers may first appear as a polyp. There may be bleeding and slight cramping for a few days after removal of a polyp.Calling your health care providerCall for an appointment if you have:Abnormal bleeding from the vaginaAbnormal discharge from the vaginaAbnormally heavy periodsCall your health care appointment to schedule regular gynecological exams and to determine how often you should receive a Pap smear .PreventionSee your health care provider to treat infections as soon as possible.ReferencesKatz VL. Benign gynecologic lesions: Vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, oviduct, ovary. In: Katz VL, Lentz GM, Lobo RA, Gershenson DM, eds. Comprehensive Gynecology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2007:chap 18.

How much should a colonoscopy cost?

Colonoscopy with a biopsy can cost around $3000. Less for a screening-only colonoscopy with no polyps found. Colonoscopy with a biopsy can cost around $3000. Less for a screening-only colonoscopy with no polyps found.