Bushra Alam Riverside

Bushra Alam, DO, an internal medicine provider.

Editor’s note: This new weekly feature called “Ask the Doctor” answers readers' questions regarding COVID-19, as well as general medical questions.

Today’s questions are being answered by Bushra Alam, DO, an internal medicine provider at the Riverside Healthcare Frankfort Campus. Dr. Alam is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

"I have been hearing a lot about Cologuard recently, and I was wondering if it is a good alternative to a colonoscopy. I am a 45-year-old male, and I am not sure if I should ask my doctor if it is an option for me."

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