Colon Pollyps

Symptoms: 

The symptoms include:

  • Blood in your stool
  • Diarrhea or constipation that lasts longer than a week
  • Anal bleeding / bleeding from the rectum
  • Bleeding from colon polyps can lead to anemia and a lack of iron.
Tests to diagnose: 

The tests include:

  • Stool Test
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Barium enema—an X-ray of the colon
Treatment: 

Polyps are removed during a colonoscopy. Polypectomy is another painless procedure which is used to treat polyps it involves stretching of the colonic nerves.
 

For more details visit the following website

http://www.fascrs.org/patients/conditions/polyps_of_the_colon_and_rectum/

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations