Other than colorectal cancer, which health conditions can be detected by a Colonoscopy?

Unless we have reason to suspect cancer, what other tests can be done first to ensure overall gut health?

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You can also detect colitis, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis. If you have reflux, you can undergo an Endoscopy. If you have diarrhea, you can do stool tests to rule out infection. It really depends on the symptoms. But a Colonoscopy is a screening test for colon cancer and is recommended at age 45.

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