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A 56-year-old female asked:

I had colonoscopy done last week and findings is scattered diverticulosis and internal hemorrhoids what does this mean and should i worry?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Don't worry: Diverticulosis is present in most people over the age of 60, and while it can lead to problems, they are unpredictable, rare, and unpreventable. Internal hemorrhoids are also extraordinarily common to find at colonoscopy, and require no treatment or follow up unless causing some problem. Hope this helps!
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
I agree. This is a very concise and informative answer.
May 7, 2015
Last updated Oct 31, 2020

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