Will having anal sex cause colon polyps?

I do not . Think so> however hope you use protection especially if you are a female and have sex with multiple and unknown partners !

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Can an overdose of ionized radiation in one year cause colon polyps more than 20 years later?

No. Overdose of radiation can cause all kinds of problem that are very serious but polyps is not one of them. Polyps however are very common and there are even genetic predisposition to them such as familial polyposis syndrome. Colonoscopy has become a standard of care and when polyps are encountered they are removed and more frequent colonoscopy performed. Read more...
Colonic polyps. Most of the colonic polyps are benign but some have the potential to become cancerous. It is not possible to tell by just looking and thus polyps are removed to be examined microscopically to be certain that they are no early cancerous changes. There are some genetically related syndromes that predispose young patients to develop multiple polyps with malignant potential but radiation is not relate. Read more...

What is the cause for colon polyps? I went in for my five year colonoscopy and they removed three. Five years ago, they removed two. These are benign

Not known. It is good that you had colonoscopy and had the polyps removed. We do not know the exact cause of polyps. It is likely a combination of genetics, diet and environment. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

I change my diet to reduce the chance of getting colon polyps?

Colon polyps. Diets high in fiber, calcium, antioxidants (as from broccoli/cabbage/ cauliflower/brussel sprouts; green leafy vegetables; brightly colored fruits and veggies) seem to lessen risk of colon cancer. A positive family history for polyps, however increases risk, as does personal history of polyps. Avoid highly processed foods and fast foods due to low nutrition, high preservatives, high fat. Read more...
Avoid processed food. Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product.. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. Also consume probiotic foods like kombucha. Read more...

Is having six colon polyps removed unusual for someone who is just 28 years old?

Colon polyps. Do you or your family have any of the familial polyposis syndromes? This would have been seen on your exam. Read more...
Somewhat. Depends, if they were all small polyps with biopsy showing that they were hyperplastic polyps they have little significance, if however they are large (greater that .5 cm to 1cm) and adenomas that would be unusual and would require close follow up. Read more...

What happens if colon polyps are removed will they come back?

Yes. they can come back. it depends on the type of polyp, size, genetics, if it was removed completely or in part. patients that have polyps are predisposed to get new ones, particularly if these are "adenomas". depending on these factors, your gastro doctor will determine how soon you would need a repeat exam. Read more...