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How do you prevent polyps from forming?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology
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Polyps where? Please expand your question, and give more medical work up done or your history.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Charles Cattano
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