small, fleshy, mushroom-shaped growths in the colon.

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Polyp of sigmoid colon as revealed by colonoscopy. Approximately 1 cm in ...
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Colon Polyps Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Colon polyps range from smaller than a pea to golf ball sized. Small polyps, especially, aren''t likely to cause problems, and you may not know you have one until your doctor finds it during an examin...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Your digestive tract stretches from your mouth to your anus. As food travels along this 30-foot passageway, nutrients are broken down into a form that can be absorbed by your body and used to build ce...
Source: MayoClinic

Colon Polyps Prevention

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Prevention
... You can greatly reduce your risk of colon polyps and colorectal cancer by having regular screenings and by making certain changes in your diet and lifestyle. The following suggestions may help save yo...
Source: MayoClinic

Colon Polyps Other

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Overview
... In the United States, more than 50,000 people die of colorectal cancer every year. Yet advanced cancers of the colon and rectum are highly preventable. That''s because most of these cancers as an aden...
Source: MayoClinic

Digestive Diseases Dictionary
... This dictionary defines words that are often used when talking or writing about digestive diseases. It is designed for people who have digestive diseases and their families and friends. The words are ...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

   

Colon Polyps Articles

  • Colonoscopy
    ... The digestive system Colonoscopy (koh-luh-NAH-skuh-pee) lets the physician look inside your entire large intestine, from the lowest part, the rectum, all the way up through the colon to the lower end ...
  • Digestive Diseases Dictionary
    ... This dictionary defines words that are often used when talking or writing about digestive diseases. It is designed for people who have digestive diseases and their families and friends. The words are ...
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    ... The digestive system Flexible sigmoidoscopy (SIG-moy-DAH-skuh-pee) enables the physician to look at the inside of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon, called the sig...
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
    ... Virtual colonoscopy (VC) uses x rays and computers to produce two- and three-dimensional images of the colon (large intestine) from the lowest part, the rectum, all the way to the lower end of the sma...
  • What I need to know about Colon Polyps
    ... Digestive tract A polyp* is extra tissue that grows inside your body. Colon polyps grow in the large intestine. The large intestine, also called the colon, is part of your digestive system. It's a...