Symptoms People with nasal polyps often complain about having a cold that has lasted for months or years. Symptoms include: Mouth breathing Nose feeling blocked ( nasal obstruction ) Reduced or complete loss of sense of smell (not common with sinus infection) Runny nose Headaches or pain are NOT common unless there is also a sinus infection. Signs and tests Examining the nose shows a grayish grape-like mass in the nasal cavity. A CT scan of the sinuses will show opaque (cloudy) spots where the polyps are.
Alternative Names Intestinal polyps; Polyps - colorectal; Adenomatous polyps; Hyperplastic polyps; Villous adenomas Symptoms There are usually no symptoms. However, the following symptoms may occur: Abdominal pain (rare) Blood in the stools Fatigue caused by losing blood over time Signs and tests A rectal examination may reveal a polyp if it is low enough in the bowel for the health care provider to feel. However, the physical exam is usually normal. Most of the time, polyps are found when the following tests are done to screen for polyps and cancer: Barium enema Colonoscopy Sigmoidoscopy Stool test for hidden (occult) blood Virtual colonoscopy
Alternative Names Vaginal cancer; Cancer - vagina; Tumor - vaginal Symptoms Bleeding after sexual intercourse Painless vaginal bleeding and discharge Pain in the pelvis or vagina About 5 - 10% of patients have no symptoms. Signs and tests In patients with no symptoms, the cancer may be found during a routine pelvic examination and Pap smear . Other tests to diagnose vaginal tumors include: Biopsy Colposcopy Other tests that may be done include: Chest x-ray CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis
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