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A 61-year-old male asked:

Hi doctors. i had a colonoscopy..when would be the best time to repeat it? the doctor told me that he saw only) diverticulosiss and internal hemorrhoids. i'm 61?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Every 10 yrs but ...: Not so simple. Depends on family history, race, underlying bowel disease, prior polyps, etc, etc Also multiple screening methods - FOB, virtual colonoscopy, “real” colonoscopy, DNA testing (‘Cologuard’?
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