If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
Your doctor may recommend earlier or more frequent testing if you:
If you have an increased risk for colon polyps, the frequency of your screening depends on your overall health, age, and combination of other risk factors. Talk with your doctor about the types and frequency of tests that will be best for you and your level of risk.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology|
|Last Revised||August 20, 2013|
Last Revised: August 20, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
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