How often is a colonoscopy recommended?

Answer If you are at average risk for colon cancer, the National Institutes of Health recommend undergoing a colonoscopy every 10 years after you reach the age of 50. If you are at an increased risk, your... Read More »

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Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

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Colonoscopy, what does this mean?

Oh don't worry your little self, your dad did the smart thing that many folks dread and then live to regret it cz they're too scared to go for test. My mom got it done and all my aunts did too. T... Read More »

What age should i get a colonoscopy?

On One Hand: Average AgeA colonoscopy is an imaging test that shows the colon (large intestine). Colonoscopies are used to screen for colon cancer, and physicians will look for the presence of poly... Read More »

What do i eat the day before my colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is used to check for problems in the colon, specifically colon cancer and certain digestive disorders. According to the Mayo Clinic, a fiber-optic scope offers visual access to the co... Read More »