FOB test (from 50 years)

How often?

Once a year.

Do I need a recommendation?

No. You can do the test at home and your GP or gynecologist can then tell you the results.

How long will it take?

5 minutes.

Will it hurt?


How is it done?

Every test can be a bit different, follow the patient information leaflet. Don't be scared. You need to take several samples of your stool and then carry it to your doctor, who can give you the results immediately.

Do I need to prepare for the test?

No. Women shouldn't do the test 3 days before and 3 days after their periods.

Do I need to pay for the results?


What is the waiting time for such examination?

None, you will do the test at home. Just remember the last time you did it.

Where to go with the samples?

To your GP or gynecologist.

Do I need to call for test results?

Follow your doctor's instructions.

What can I get from the test?

You will know everything is okay.

What more can I do?

Have a healthy lifestyle, limit red meat and add vegetables and fruit to your diet.

Our tip:
Don't forget to eat healthy and to add fiber to your diet. Your colon will thank you. :)

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