Colon polyps: Causes, symptoms, and treatment - polyp on the anus

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Common Anorectal Conditions: Part II. Lesions - American Family Physician polyp on the anus


Colorectal polyps are commonly found during standard screening exams of the colon (large intestine) and rectum (the bottom section of your colon). They affect.

The anus is the body's opening at the lower end of the intestines. Polyps are small, bumpy, or mushroom-like growths that form in the mucosa.

During a colonoscopy, your doctor uses a tool to put a small camera into your anus so she can look at your colon. If she sees polyps, she'll remove them. She'll .