A small clump of cells arising from the lining of large intestines is known as a polyp. Most Anorectal polyps are harmless but some may turn into colon cancer therefore regular colonoscopy is very essential. Polyps are one of the most common conditions affection 15 to 20% of the entire population especially if you are 50+, smoker or overweight.
Usually, polyps don’t show any symptoms but some people might experience the following symptoms:
There are no exact causes of Anorectal Polyps but it can be linked to various lifestyle factors like:
In some cases genetic factors also play an important role like people have more chances of developing Anorectal Polyp if they have the following inherited conditions: