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Samantha Nazareth, MD (Gastroenterology)

Board-certified gastroenterologist. Experience managing gastrointestinal conditions (GERD, IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, celiac disease, NASH) within healthcare organizations (three ambulatory surgical centers, single-specialty practice, multi-specialty practice and solo practice).

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Aiko Yoshioka, MD (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Yoshioka graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine. He worked as a gastroenterologist at Saiseikai Niigata Hospital and Niigata University Medical & Dental Hospital before serving as the Deputy Chief of Gastroenterology at Tsubame Rosai Hospital and Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital. Dr. Yoshioka joined Saitama Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital as Chief of Gastroenterology in April 2018.

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  • Bleeding from anus

  • Fresh blood from anus

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What is Rectal Polyp?

This refers to small growths at the end of the large intestine found during colonoscopy. Most are harmless, but some can potentially turn into cancer over time.

Typical Symptoms of Rectal Polyp

  • Hemorrhoids (piles) or a lump at the anus

  • Passing out blood from the anus

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Rectal Polyp

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have hemorrhoids or a lump at the anus?

  • Are you bleeding from the anus?

Treatmentof Rectal Polyp

Polyps are often removed on-the-spot during the colonoscopy depending on the size.

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  • Rectal bleeding

References

  • Lane FR, Dolejs SC. Management of the non-malignant colorectal polyp. Am J Surg. 2022 Mar;223(3):461-462. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.09.001. Epub 2021 Sep 4. PMID: 34507808.

    https://www.americanjournalofsurgery.com/article/S0002-9610(21)00524-9/fulltext

  • Mayo Clinic

    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/colon-polyps/symptoms-causes/syc-20352875

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Reviewed By:

Samantha Nazareth, MD

Samantha Nazareth, MD (Gastroenterology)

Board-certified gastroenterologist. Experience managing gastrointestinal conditions (GERD, IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, celiac disease, NASH) within healthcare organizations (three ambulatory surgical centers, single-specialty practice, multi-specialty practice and solo practice).

Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Aiko Yoshioka, MD (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Yoshioka graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine. He worked as a gastroenterologist at Saiseikai Niigata Hospital and Niigata University Medical & Dental Hospital before serving as the Deputy Chief of Gastroenterology at Tsubame Rosai Hospital and Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital. Dr. Yoshioka joined Saitama Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital as Chief of Gastroenterology in April 2018.

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