Colon Polyps: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Preventions

Colon Polyps

Colon Polyps

Colon polyps are growth on the lining of your colon and rectum. Most polys are not cancerous, but some may develop into cancer over time. Removing polyps can help prevent colorectal cancer.

  • Symptoms

Most people with colon polyps do not experience any symptoms, you might not know you have a polyp until your doctor finds it during an examination of your colon.

  1. Bleeding from Rectum
  2. Change in Bowel Movement
  3. Iron Deficiency Anemia
  4. Abdominal Pain
  5. Weight Loss
  • Cause of Colon Polyps
    1. Smoking
    2. Not Exercising
    3. Drinking too much alcohol
    4. Eating too much Red Meat
    5. Not Exercising
    6. Being Overweight
    7. Eating Processed Food
  • Diagnose
    1. Colonoscopy
    2. Stool Test
    3. Sigmoidoscopy
    4. CT Scan
  • Preventions
    1. Do Exercise
    2. Avoid Excess Alcohol
    3. Avoid Fatty and Processed Food
    4. Quit Smoking
    5. Lose Wight

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