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Polyps in Stomach

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Q.What are the causes of gastric polyps? Are they something to be concerned about?

A.Gastric polyps are small protrusions in the lining of the stomach, often similar in appearance to the polyps found in the colon. It is not unusual for people to have gastric polyps. In fact, such polyps are detected in up to 25 percent of patients who undergo an upper endoscopy examination. (more…)