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Alternatives to Colonoscopy
Other tests can help a doctor detect diseases of the colon. Sometimes these tests can be done instead of a colonoscopy, but at other times they are performed in addition to a colonoscopy because each test can provide different types of information.
Your doctor will decide which of these tests is most appropriate for you.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/2/2016
R Benjamin Saldana, DO
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