How often should I repeat a Colonoscopy? 

I’m 44 years old and had my first Colonoscopy at 41 with no issues detected, even though I have a family history of colitis. Do I still have to repeat it regularly? If not, what is the maximum time recommended between Colonoscopy screenings?

Healthcare Providers (2)

You should have it repeated. It depends on your preparation. Please discuss with your gastroenterologist who has access to your report.

Since you don’t have a family history of polyps or colon cancer, you should receive Colonoscopy every 10 years until the age of 75.

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