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Can polyps fall off by themselves?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sometimes yes!
On rare occasions, certain types of polyps will fall off by themselves- it's called autoamputation.
This is more common with a type of polyp called juvenile polyp. However, most polyps need to be removed by endoscopists.

In brief: Sometimes yes!
On rare occasions, certain types of polyps will fall off by themselves- it's called autoamputation.
This is more common with a type of polyp called juvenile polyp. However, most polyps need to be removed by endoscopists.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
They need to be removed endoscopically.

In brief: No
They need to be removed endoscopically.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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