Colorectal polyp also called colonic polyps,it is an abnormal growth of the cells appear on the lining of the colon or large intestine , mainly this growth is not harmful but sometimes it may prove fatal.
Intestines is the part of the digestive system ,digestive system is divided into three parts
a)small intestine - it is about 20 feet long , it absorb the nutrition from the food .
Majority of polyps are benign it means it harmless and non cancerous but in rare cases they are abnormal growth , they can eventually become malignant or cancerous .
Types of polyp
Mainly it is two types of polyp
Neoplastic polyp - in neoplastic growth two types of colon are found
Serrated and adenomatous polyps- these are the most common type of polyp ,and if left untreated it leads to colon cancer, the majority of the polyps arise in the right side more prone for developing into cancer
Non neoplastic polyp -this group include
hyperplastic ,hamartous and inflammatory polyps -these polyps are harmless and not develop into cancer .this polyp is related with ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease
Complications of polyp
If the polyp not treated it lead to cancer of the colon
Colon perforation -
Anaemia if the bleeding occur slowly and for the prolonged period
Sign and symptoms
Signs and symptoms are worse under some conditions such as
Type ,size ,and location of the polyp
Blood clotting disorder
Chronic conditions such as obesity and diabetes .
the exact cause is unknown but doctors believe it may occur due to some triggering factors such as
Diagnosis and treatment
Diagnosis is made by taking a medical history , asking about risk factors
And physical examination help in making diagnosis .
Some screening examinations are
Colonoscopy - in this procedure a long thin tube with a camera and light fitted ,inserted in ractum to find out the polyp ,if the polyp found some surgeons removed the polyp at the same time or taken some sample of tissue for further examination, to rule the cancerous condition
Sigmoidoscopy - the method is of sigmoidoscopy is same but , this test is done to see the rectum and lower colon. But polyp is not removed in this process
CT colonography(virtual colonoscopy )-this test used CT scans to take images of rectum ,is also done for seeing the rectum in 2D or 3D
stool examination under a microscope to rule out the invisible blood in the stool
Barium enema - in this process doctor insert liquid barium in rectum and by using x ray take images of your colon
Conventional treatment is removal of polyp , majority of the polyp is removed during the process of colonoscopy
But it is not safe ,homeopathy medicine can prevent surgery by medicines
Homoeopathic medicine are very effective in colorectal polyps because it helps in shrinking of the polyp and it is very safe and effective ,gives you a permanent solution from the polyps.
But only constitutional medicine will you and taking of medicine only after consulting with the registered homeopathy medical practitioner
Some homeopathic medicines are kali bromatum ,calc phos ,ammonium mur ,nux vomica ,and phosphorus , nitric acid ,mercurius solubilis,thuja ,veratrum album,hydrastis ,alumina,aloes .
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