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Question: Small lump of what seems to be like tissue in my poop.

 usnmlg99 - Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:57 am

I'm a 21 yr male, I'm a pretty stocky guy 5'7 190lbs. After using the restroom today I noticed what seemed to be a perfectly rectagular peice of flesh in my poop. Now that I recall I remember it happening about 6 months or so ago also. I'm kind of nervous because I'm sure it can't be to healthy.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:13 am

User avatar Hi Usnmlg99,

I'm not exactly sure what you saw but it may have been a polyp that had become dislodged. Having an occasional polyp in the intestines is fairly common; however, there are some conditions associated with polyps that can increase the risk of colon cancer.

I'd suggest you talk with your doctor about this and possibly see a GI specialist.

Best wishes.


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