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I'm indian am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steve Martinez
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

You are not.

In brief: No

You are not.
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Dr. Steve Martinez
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Dr. Wayne Wolf
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Not unless you have a family history.

In brief: No

Not unless you have a family history.
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Dr. Wayne Wolf
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Doubt it

If you do not have fhx or previous polyps & have diet rich in fiber( most hindus) your risk is low.
The presence of a hereditary polyposis syndrome is a strong risk factor for developing colorectal polyps. These may include peutz-jeghers syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis and gardner syndrome.

In brief: Doubt it

If you do not have fhx or previous polyps & have diet rich in fiber( most hindus) your risk is low.
The presence of a hereditary polyposis syndrome is a strong risk factor for developing colorectal polyps. These may include peutz-jeghers syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis and gardner syndrome.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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