My colonoscopy bill: The true cost of colonoscopy.

Colonoscopy is a life-saving procedure but it comes with a bill. There are so many factors that influence the cost of colonoscopy. The cost of colonoscopy varies from region to region, facility to facility and provider to provider. Components of a colonoscopy bill...

Why do I have blood in my stool?

Blood in stool can be a sign of a life threatening disease like cancer or a vexing but benign condition like hemorrhoid. Blood in the stool can be visible or invisible. When it is visible, it can be black and tarry (melena), burgundy (maroon) or bright red. When it is...

Founder and Editor, Adewale Ajumobi, MD

Adewale Ajumobi, MD, MBA, FACP is a board-certified gastroenterologist with expertise in colorectal cancer prevention and screening. He founded BowelPrepGuide in 2014 when he could not find a website he can direct patients to for information on bowel preparation for...