Do I really need a colonoscopy?

This question was asked in Baumgardner, Pennsylvania on 04/10/2012.
I've never had a colonoscopy. I've never had any problems. Is it really necessary to get a colonoscopy?

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 4/11/2012

Colonoscopy is a screening test and if you are of the screening age, usually 50, then you should get one.