Colonoscopy: When Is IT Time To Schedule?

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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A colonoscopy can save a life. When is it time to have one? What risk factors contribute to colon issues? Take our short quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select your age:
    • A. 

      18 or under

    • B. 

      19 - 34 yrs

    • C. 

      35 - 45 yrs

    • D. 

      46 - 59 yrs

    • E. 

      60+ yrs

  • 2. 
    Check all of the following that apply to you:
    • A. 

      Type II diabetes

    • B. 

      African American

    • C. 

      Smoke tobacco

    • D. 

      Consume 2+ alcoholic beverages per day

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Select your level of physical activity:
    • A. 

      Inactive: No exercise

    • B. 

      Light activity: Exercise 1-2 times per week.

    • C. 

      Moderate activity: Exercise 3-4 times per week.

    • D. 

      Heavy activity: Exercise 5+ times per week.

  • 4. 
    Do you currently or have you ever had: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Colorectal cancer

    • B. 

      Adenomatous polyps

    • C. 

      Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis)

    • D. 

      Rectal hyperplastic polyps

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Does anyone in your family have a history of: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Colorectal cancer

    • B. 

      Colorectal polyps

    • C. 

      Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)

    • D. 

      Non-polyposis colon cancer (HNPCC)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which foods are part of your regular diet: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Red meats (beef, pork, lamb)

    • B. 

      Processed meats (hot dogs & some luncheon meat)

    • C. 

      Meats cooked at high temperatures (frying, grilling, or boiling)

    • D. 

      Vegetables

    • E. 

      Fruits

    • F. 

      Whole Grains

  • 7. 
    Have you ever experienced any of the following: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Blood in bowel movements

    • B. 

      Recurrent stomach pain, aches or cramps

    • C. 

      Fluctuation in bowel habits, such as stools that appear narrow

    • D. 

      Unattributed constipation or diarrhea

    • E. 

      Unexplained weight loss

    • F. 

      None of the above