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Colon polyp: Colon polyp refers to a growth in the large intestine that may or may not be cancerous. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Colon polyp, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut....read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other ...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or...read more »
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Most types of colorectal cancer begin with polyps (or grape-like growths on the lining of the colon... (Source: excerpt from Colorectal Cancer: NWHIC)
Polyps are benign growths on the inner wall of the colon and ... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Colon and Rectum: NCI)
Adenomatous colon polyps are considered to be precursor lesions of colon cancer.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Colon polyp mentioned in various sources:
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Medical Conditions associated with Colon polyp:
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