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Gallbladder Polyps 3-4mm
What treatment is require for gallbladder polyps & can polyps go away on their own? 2 polyps of size 3-4mm detected in gallbladder.
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[ ] Hi Gall bladder polyp is common as in other part of body such is generally benign condition. Gall bladder polyp requires removal of gall bladder when the size of a single polyp is more than 1 cm because chances of developing cancer of gall bladder is 2 percent higher than in general population. Laparoscopic removal is done for this. We have expertise in this field. Feel free to ask any further quary related to it. Keep well.
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Normally gall bladder polyps remain silent for several years. They do not regress in size on their own. However it has observed that with time they do increase in size. Hence these polyps should be under surveillance as more than 1cm polyp is considered as a precursor of malignancy. However one should not get worried, as if the size increases,, you may plan gall bladder removal which is a simple surgery.
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please do ultrasound of the abdomen at least once in a year to keep a check on the polyp size
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