7 doctors weighed in:
Do polyps "fall off" or take care of themselves without having them removed?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Polyps such as those in the colon or other organs need to be removed.

In brief: No
Polyps such as those in the colon or other organs need to be removed.
Dr. David Cohen
Dr. David Cohen
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