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Alexandria, VA
A 61-year-old female asked:

I was told my cologuard was positive and it could be due to ibs. does a + always mean cancer? please help. worried. i am of course going to follow up with a colonoscopy.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Colonoscopy: Only a minority of the people with stool test positive for blood have cancer. It is good that you are planning to have a colonoscopy. Wish you good health!

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