How does having IBS affect the risk of developing colon cancer?

I’m in my late 30s and have no other symptoms but IBS-D, which I’ve had since my teenage years. Do I need to schedule a Colonoscopy for this?

Healthcare Providers (3)

IBS does not have a risk of developing into colon cancer. But you should have a Colonoscopy.

No, studies showed that patients with IBS are not at increased risk to develop colon cancer and don’t live shorter than individuals who don’t have IBS.

No, it doesn’t.

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