Can a blood test detect a polyp?

This question was asked in Orange Park, Florida on 03/20/2012.
I just had blood work done. Will the blood tell me that I have some malignant polyp in my body?

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 3/21/2012

There are no blood tests that will detect a colon polyp.