A 33-year-old member asked:
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do polyps "fall off" or take care of themselves without having them removed?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Polyps are attached; they don't fall off by themselves. They may not turn into cancers (most don't), but they won't go away unless removed.
Answered on Dec 10, 2016
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Polyps such as those in the colon or other organs need to be removed.
Answered on May 15, 2018

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