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Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. I shall try my best to assist you while you are corresponding with me.Fundic polyps are mostly benign and harmless, however, a colonoscopy should be done in people who have familial adenomatous polyposis or FAP, a disease that causes polyps in the lower gastrointestinal tract. In families which have FAP, fundic polyps can become malignant. And these are the people who need to be observed for any malignant changes and the polyps should be taken out while they are benign. If you do not have FAP gene in the family, that is your father and your siblings have had clear colonoscopies or if you have had a colonopscopy in the last 5 years that was normal, then Fundic polyps should not worry you.Yes, it is being studied, that Proton Pump Inhibitors might have a role in causing fundic polyps because they decrease the secretion of acid in the stomach thus causing over growth of mucosa forming polyps.Treatment may not be needed for small (less than 1 cm) polyps that are not causing any signs or symptoms. However, if the poylps are symptomtic or greater than 1 cm then they should be removed.If your symptoms do not subside then the polyps should be removed. Treatment options can vary according to the size and site of polyps.Hope this helps.If you have further queries,reply back.
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