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I have a 2cm polyp in my sigmoid colon, waiting for scans and

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I have a 2cm polyp in my sigmoid colon, waiting for scans and biopsy results very scared, anxious beyond belief. Doctors said it doesn't look like cancer but treating it as cancer. What hope do I have? No symptoms a healthy 39 year old mum of 2 young boys
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. Why did you have the colonoscopy? Any other medical conditions and any history of colon cancer in your family? Did you get a CEA level checked?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No history in the family of colon cancer, had small amounts of blood on stools so had a sigmoidoscopy where the polyp was found. Then had a colonoscopy which came back normal
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
And the CEA blood level?