What do polyps in your stomach and colon signify?

Different things. Stomach polyps are rarely precancerous and are seen most commonly in patient who take acid blocking meds regularly. Colon polyps are of different type but most are genetic mutations which can progress over time into cancers. Colon poylps should be removed. Stomach polyps should be biopsied to confirm their type.

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I am curious if all the polyps in your stomach are removed then how can you get colon cancer?

Not sure. That i fully understand your question. Stomach or gastric polyps are not very common & generally observed with medical treatment after a biopsy to be sure it is benign. Colon cancer develops in another organ, the large intestine. Polyps can grow into cancer in the colon & polyps can regrow. Some colon cancers are very flat and can be difficult to see on colonoscopy until they become large enough. Read more...
Polyposis. It may be that the polyposis syndrome that you are dealing with may be more extensive. Frequently, when people speak about gastrointestinal polyposis, it may involve more than one part of the GI tract. Thus, although the stomach was treated, there may have been more polyps elsewhere. Alternatively, you may also explain this by postulating two separate entities or sites for cancer to start. Read more...

What happens if all the polyps in your stomach are removed then how can you get colon cancer?

Confused. Stomach is at end of esophagus, then small intestine, then colon, then rectum. One can have polyps in any of these. One can have cancer in any of these. They can happen at same time or separately. Read more...

Hi, what's the safest method for stomach and colon cleansing?

If u have . Constipation, try miralax (polyethylene glycol). I don't think there is much evidence this helps release built up toxins in the body, however. Probiotics aren't a bad deal if u are irregular but a "colon cleanse" is not a form of preventitive medicine unless treating constipation. Good luck. Read more...

I am a 38 yrs old man with two polyps removed from colon ceccum and a few observed in stomach. Is this something dangerous for my life?

Potentially Yes. But that depends upon your family history, the nature of the polyps and the frequency with which you will be followed. You need to discuss this with the gastroenterologist who did the endoscopy and ask for a detailed explanation. Make a list of all the questions that occur to you before you and insists on answers you understand. Sometimes we speak doctorese. Read more...
If the polyps were. Benign and not precancerous, no. If you were having symptoms that prompted these studies, i would confer with your GI specialist what further studies should be done. Read more...

Mild discomfort in the abdomen after having a tranverse colon polyp removed and clamped? Is this normal. Dr said no mri's for 6 weeks cuz of the clamp

Maybe. When was your polyp removed? The polyp removal will not cause pain. The air from the colonoscopy will, but that should resolved within the 6 to 12 hours after the procedure. If your pain worsens, see your doctor or go to the ED. If you have any bleeding - Go to the ED. Read more...

What are the symptoms of stomach and colon cancer?

Maybe none. At first there are no symptoms. Later may get anemia, stomach ulcer bleeding may have no symptoms, colon cancer can lead to change in bowel habits. Late spreading cancer can cause a variety of abdominal pains or intestinal blockage. Read more...

What is the treatment for colon and stomach polyps? I have a few bening in the stomach and 2 benign removed from colon.

Endoscopic removal. Surveillance of polyps by endoscope and removal , some times may need respective surgery , more than that , need more info , have to know the type of polyps, if you have any other members of your family have them, have any pigmentation on lips etc. Read more...