Hi, yesterday I had to have a colonoscopy because PSC apparently has a high incidence of causing colon cancer. I was very explicit that if nothing could be seen I DID NOT want any biopsies taken as I believe (wrongly or rightly) that if it's done unnecessarily then it increases the risks of infection getting into the system. With two autoimmune conditions and being on immune suppressing drugs this is my biggest fear. It was written in the consent form and highlighted by the nurse but the doctor who did the colonoscopy totally ignored my wishes and took biopsies anyway, even though there were no apparent problems. I'm a little annoyed to say the least but am wondering what to do about it, any suggestions?
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