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... At age 50 to have 5 polyps including one precancerous, your next colonoscopy should have been no later than 1 year afterwards, due to the precancerous polyp. Five years is too long an interval and could allow another polyp to develop and become precancerous or develop into a cancer during that time. ... (8 replies)
... You should not wait for 5 years to have another colonoscopy. My husband's first colonoscopy. they found 2 precancerous polyps. He was told to have another colonoscopy in 2 years. He just had another one and they found 2 more precancerous polyps. His father was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer two years ago. ... (8 replies)
Colonoscopy again!
Mar 19, 2011
... However, you might develop other polyps in the future, if you're prone to them. ... (4 replies)

... One other question. Can the doctor who perform Colonoscopy be able to identify cancerous polyps even before biopsy? ... (11 replies)
... learned my lesson. Sometimes you have no symptoms and you have a problem anyway. You are already have plenty of probs. Colon cancer doesn't have to occur. A colonoscopy can find and remove any polyps or precancerous polyps. It can save your life. During my colonoscopy, the doc discovered and removed one polyp. ... (25 replies)
... I have one first degree relative with colon cancer and several others who have had precancerous polyps removed. A blood test flagged anemia around the same time I noticed some bleeding, leading to a colonoscopy. ... (1 replies)
Colonoscopy again!
Mar 10, 2011
... Doctor found precancerous polyps... ... (4 replies)
... erything when I saw the posts for this topic. First let me say "Good Luck" to all of you and you are doing the right thing by having your symptoms checked. I had precancerous polyps removed in 1993 and have had numerous colonoscopy's done so I know there is nothing to the test itself. The prep is the worst part. ... (10 replies)
Colonoscopy fears
Sep 29, 2004
... Please don't be nervous or scared about having the colonoscopy done. The worst part of the test is the prep. You will not feel anything at all because you will be sedated. ... (9 replies)
... I received an email from my doctor regarding my colonoscopy results. ... (11 replies)
Freaking out a bit
May 23, 2008
... r post that you have never yet had a colonoscopy. Your history alone suggests that you should have had one long before this. I don't know what age your mom had precancerous polyps removed, but with your grandfather dying from colorectal cancer and your mom having polyps you NEED to get in to the doctor and be seen. ... (2 replies)
... Just getting continuing colonoscopies to make sure no new polyps have formed? ... (8 replies)
... A benign epithelial tumor having a glandular origin and structure. To call an adenoma precancerous when there is no dysplasia noted would be the same as looking at any mole and saying it is precancerous. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks, Leslie, for your response! I am hoping that there wasn't another one in there that the doctor couldn't see (which is one of my fears). I am going to ask about having another colonoscopy at the 1-year mark which would be the time they could see if anything was missed or if there is anything new. I'm guessing if something was missed, it woudl have been because it... (8 replies)
... I had my first colonoscopy ever. This was a preventive procedure that my PCP has been bugging me for a few years. ... (11 replies)
... A 5mm tubular adenoma is very tiny and yours showed no evidence of any dysplasia which would be a precancerous condition. A polyp itself is not considered precancerous. Most polyps are benign and stay that way. ... (8 replies)
... ications I took for the anemia my blood count would either stay the same or it would drop lower. The doctor insisted that I needed to go to a GI doctor to have a colonoscopy done but when he explained the test to me I knew I didn't want it done so I kept putting it off. I figured I knew more than him because I was anemic all my life. ... (10 replies)
... I'm only 23 and just had my first colonscopy. I had no less than NINE polyps removed. ... (2 replies)
Polyps in colon
Mar 29, 2011
... I had the procedure done and NO POLYPS were found. ... (7 replies)
... _________________________________________________________________ Hoppy I would feel better if you could schedule another colonscopy in less then 3 years. I waited 6 months pass the time for my recent one which was a little over a week ago, as it turned out all was ok this time. He told me to get it done again in 5 years. NO WAY! I will go back in 2 years to be on the... (6 replies)




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