Q. The biopsy from my colonoscopy came back benign, but the doctor stills wants me to have surgery. If it’s not cancer, why go through the pain of surgery?
A. No one wants to face surgery with questions of whether it’s actually needed. But in the case of colorectal polyps too large to be removed by colonoscopy, it absolutely is for most patients.
A colonoscopy allows doctors to inspect the inside lining of your colon, rectum and part of your small bowel. If... More