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Colorectal Cancer Health Center

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Colon Polyps - Home Treatment

No home treatment is done for colon polyps. See Treatment Overview for more information.

But you can take action that may prevent colon polyps:

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Experts are not yet certain that these approaches prevent colon polyps or colorectal cancer.

These self-care methods should not be a substitute for regular colorectal screening, especially if you are older than 50 or are at increased risk for colon polyps or colon cancer. While these approaches may decrease your risk for colon polyps, they will not prevent you from ever having colon polyps.

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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