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www.reference.com/article/precancerous-colon-polyps-ad2acc0469018318

Polyps are extra pieces of tissue growing from the lining of the colon, says the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Polyps can stick out into the colon and look somewhat similar to mushrooms, or they can lie flat against the wall of the colon. Colon ...

www.reference.com/world-view/treatment-pre-cancerous-polyp-colon-88ad28f51ade7b40

Precancerous polyps are treated by removing tissue samples, determining the type of polyp in the laboratory, and periodic monitoring, according to WebMD. Polyps are benign tissue growths that appear on the wall of the colon that may develop into cancer, explains the Ame...

www.reference.com/world-view/different-types-colon-polyps-c58eee08d9f0fbac

Different types of colon polyps include adenomatous polyps, inflammatory polyps and hyperplastic polyps, notes WebMD. While a majority of colorectal polyps don't develop into cancer, nearly all rectal and colon cancers begin from these polyps. There's also a chance a pe...

www.reference.com/article/polyps-colon-2f71c544c3d09471

Colon polyps are growths that develop along the inner lining of the large intestines and penetrate into the colon, according to MedicineNet. The size of the growths can vary.

www.reference.com/world-view/causes-colon-polyps-70fe965d5d6a4756

The cause of colon polyps is unknown as of October 2014, according to Healthline and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. However, risks for developing colon polyps include having a family history of them, a history of ovarian or uterine cancer, having a...

www.reference.com/article/colon-polyps-removed-8761f89ee9c5c513

Most polyps are found and removed during sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy screening, using biopsy forceps or a wire loop called a snare. If the polyp is larger than 0.75 inches, a liquid may be injected under it to help with its removal, explains Mayo Clinic.

www.reference.com/article/symptoms-colonic-polyps-686e2f8ffbb39099

Colonic polyps usually have no symptoms, explains Mayo Clinic. Patients may not know they have polyps until the doctor notices them during a bowel examination. However, some people may encounter symptoms such as rectal bleeding, change in bowel habits, pain, vomiting an...