Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
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usually colonoscopy is not recommended in patients over age 75 if they don't have symptoms.
there are other ways to look at hemorrhoids without a colonoscopy. she can have an anoscopy to look into the anus and rectum where hemorrhoids are.
there are some surgeons who do anoscopy which is easier for her to do instead of a full colonoscopy.
let me know if you have questions.