Do I need a Colonoscopy if I have a large polyp found in the cecum?

What kind of doctor does the removal? I had some small polyps in the colon that were removed. Does this mean anything unusual?

Healthcare Providers (4)

Yes. The polyp is usually removed at the time of the procedure. No, it does not mean anything unusual. Your gastroenterologist will review the pathology and determine when you should have a repeat Colonoscopy.

Of course. The polyp needs to be checked and sampled/removed.

You likely have a large dysplastic polyp which can be removed endoscopically. Make sure your doctor is comfortable doing complex polypectomy, EMR. If not, request referral to a tertiary center with experts in this area.

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