What is Polyp removal?

Category: Surgeries


A polyp is an abnormal growth of tissue projecting from a mucous membrane. As abnormal polyp may lead to cancerous growth, these are often removed when found in the body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Gastrointestinal bleeding 3 0
Gastrointestinal polyps 2 2
Nasal polyps 2 0
Menorrhagia 1 0
Uterine fibroids 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Polyp removal

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently having Polyp removal

Dosage Patients Percentage
one time 1


Currently having Polyp removal

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Polyp removal

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 12
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Polyp removal.