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A 29-year-old female asked:

my doctor found a lump on my bowels i'm waiting for a colonoscopy appointment if its a cyst will they operate to cut the lump away?

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Dr. Michael Brooks
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Lumps ?: The best way to see if there is a problem within the colon is with a colonoscopy. At your age tumors of the colon are rare but if something is growing in the colon it will need to be removed either during the colonoscopy (if small enough) or surgically.

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Last updated Dec 26, 2014

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