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A 17-year-old male asked:

Can a normal polyp that isnt cancer/precancerous cause symptoms like mucus and blood in stool? how big risk is a cancer in colon/rectal in a 18 yr boy

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Polyp: Could be cause of symptoms. Cancer risk would be low, but glad it is being evaluated.

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