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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Genetic: A hereditary inherited polyposis syndrome. The polyps can become cancerous. Familial adenomatous polyposis requires surgery.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Location ?: If in colon, most are w/o sensation... There fore dangerous to grow without knowledge of. If you are over 50, get your screening colonoscopy done. If ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please clarify: What part of the body you are referring to.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Genetics environment: Genetics and to a greater extent environmental issues and personal habits can contribute to polyp formation.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: They need to be removed endoscopically.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Gt it removed surgically.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
It is usually firm: It is touchable only if it is close to the anus.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Nope: Assuming you have the correct diagnosis, acrochorda, and also known as skin tags, or fibroepithelial polyps, are benign skin growths often found in sk ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Growths, prevent CA: Growths on lining of organs, stomach, uterus, commonly colon. Most are not cancers, but most cancers in colon come from polyps that grow over time, an ... Read More

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