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 What is involved with a colonoscopy?

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Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

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What do i eat the day before my colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is used to check for problems in the colon, specifically colon cancer and certain digestive disorders. According to the Mayo Clinic, a fiber-optic scope offers visual access to the co... Read More »
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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 »
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What age should i get a colonoscopy?

On One Hand: Average AgeA colonoscopy is an imaging test that shows the colon (large intestine). Colonoscopies are used to screen for colon cancer, and physicians will look for the presence of poly... Read More »
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