A 32-year-old member asked:
how do you prevent polyps from forming?
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Dr. Charles Cattano answered
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Prevent colon polyps: Consensus of opinion varies from studies aimed at preventing colon polyps & colon cancer. Genetics with polyposis syndromes can't be altered. However, some medical literature shows significant benefit in reducing polyps by taking Aspirin & nsaid's, diets rich in fruits/vegetables/whole grains, reducing fat intake, weight control, calcium, stop smoking, curtail alcohol use. Get a colonoscopy too!
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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