Are all colon polyps removable?

This question was asked in Indianapolis, Indiana on 03/23/2012.
Does the GI doctor take them all out during the colonoscopy operation or are some polyps beneficial for your health?

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 3/23/2012

All polyps are removed. If they are too large to remove during the procedure, you would need surgery.