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What does a 3.5 sized colon polyp indicate?

I had a 3.5 sized colon polyp and waiting on the results. Right after the procedure my doctor said he wanted to see me in his office and have another in 6 months. Again we re waiting in the results but the sternness in his request to see me (in a couple of days and another colonoscopy) has me worried. Do you think he pretty much recognized precancerous based on his experience and the size?
Tue, 16 Aug 2016
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We can't say anything from his request to see you.Only the histology results of the polyp will tell if there are precancerous cells.However, seeing you in his office after an intervention is a normal practice. Plyps do predispose for cancer in future but stay calm and wait for the results.
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