A 59-year-old female asked:

Had colonoscopy, impressions were nodular mucosa in rectum. ileum/colon normal. given flagyl. biopsy results pending. could this be cancer? i'm 36/f.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Biopsy: The diagnostic gold standard for colon disease is the biopsy. I suggest getting a written pathology report of the biopsy taken.
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