What instrument is used for a colonoscopy?

Answer An instrument called a colonoscope is used to perform a colonoscopy. The colonoscope is a thin gauge tube, up to 72 inches long, that is used to take internal photographs of the large intestine.Sou... Read More »

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At what age should one have a colonoscopy?

On One Hand: A Colonoscopy at Age 50Colonoscopy is a screening test for colon cancer and pre-cancer. A person of average risk should have a colonoscopy at age fifty and then every ten years thereaf... Read More »

Who needs to have a colonoscopy done?

On One Hand: Colonoscopies Detect AbnormalitiesColonoscopies are done to investigate why there is blood in the stool, abdominal pain, diarrhea, a change in bowel habits or from an abnormality found... Read More »