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Colon polyp

Colon polyp: Introduction

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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Causes of Colon polyp:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Colon polyp. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Colon polyp

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Colon polyp Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Colon polyp may include:

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Colon polyp: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Colon polyp: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Colon polyp

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 more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety 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" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's 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 more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz 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 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 GERD. Other more »

Colon polyp: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Colon polyp

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Colon polyp: Related Rare Diseases

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Colon polyp: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Colon polyp

Most types of colorectal cancer begin with polyps (or grape-like growths on the lining of the... (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)

Definitions of Colon polyp:

Adenomatous colon polyps are considered to be precursor lesions of colon cancer.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Colon polyp

The list below shows some of the causes of Colon polyp mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Colon polyp?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Colon polyp. Of the 2 causes of Colon polyp that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Colon polyp:

The following list of conditions have 'Colon polyp' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Colon polyp:

Colon symptoms (15 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Intestine symptoms (4 causes)

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