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What are the odds of missing something that will kill me if forego colonoscopy at 80?

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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends

It depends on symptoms why colonoscopy was ordered.
If there are alarming symptoms like but not limited to blood in stool, weight loss, change in stool caliber, probability of finding a lesion is very high. Please discuss with your physician before making any decisions.

In brief: Depends

It depends on symptoms why colonoscopy was ordered.
If there are alarming symptoms like but not limited to blood in stool, weight loss, change in stool caliber, probability of finding a lesion is very high. Please discuss with your physician before making any decisions.
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