Q. What are the symptoms of colonic polyps?
A. Usually, colonic polyps do not cause symptoms. They are found on routine colon cancer screening. If symptoms appear, they may include:
- Blood in the stool or rectal bleeding
- Change in bowel habit
- Fatigue due to losing blood over time
- Abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation that lasts longer than one week
- Nausea or vomiting if a polyp is large