Senior health care: testing for colon cancer

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Is a colonoscopy a good idea for preventive senior health care?

Senior health care: testing for colon cancer

So, you took your senior care physician's advice and got a colonoscopy. In most cases, the colonoscopy procedure is simple and not uncomfortable. The aftermath? Well, if you had to drink a gallon of 'gook' (my terminology), you may have reactions within a day or two...like acidic stomach, sores in the mouth. I found that eating yogurt gives relief...plenty of yogurt (even the flavored type). I resorted to swirling yogurt in my mouth to reduce the pain and mouth sores. 'Taint funny, so be forewarned and stock up on yogurt.

   

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