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Colonoscopy with colostomy

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Colostomy reversal: since the colostomy was probable a diverting colostomy vs a colostomy where a large amount of colon was removed the reversal should be successful
A member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Small: There should be directions to prepare for your colonoscopy. This will include fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) at the end. Many GI doctors do not us... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Colostomy nurse: This important question can be best answered by your colostomy nurse or gastroenterologist. I assume that it will require one fleets enema through the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
Surgical Oncology 45 years experience
Look inside colon: You are sedated (very sleepy, but still breathing on your own). The endoscopist places an instrument through your anus and then passes it into the co... Read More
Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 28 years experience
Look in the colon: A flexible camera is placed in the rectum gently, while you are sedated, and the entire colon is examined. You won't remember a thing! everyone shou... Read More
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Camera: It is a fiberoptic camera that is inserted through your rectum / anus in order to examine the colon.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
No: Colonoscopy is usually performed with some form of sedation and if done correctly you should not feel anything or remember anything.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
A simple test: After appropriate colon preparation at home, arrive at the endoscopy center, change into a gown & IV is inserted. Once in the procedure room, final co... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Colonoscopy: This is a good screening tool used for the appropriate age group in screening for colon cancer.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
Medical Oncology 13 years experience
Lots of options: There are a lot of different regimens for doing a colonoscopy prep. It depends on your gastroenterologist what they prefer. Ultimate what they want is... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
Colon and Rectal Surgery 21 years experience
Age: When either 45 or 50 yrs old or of bleeding or other symptoms also pending family history.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
Not bad: The most annoying part is the bowel cleanout the day before. You have to drink a fluid that makes you have enough bowel movements until your stool be... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
50 unless...: The general guideline is age 50, but there are exceptions to that rule. For example, family history of colon cancer can move up the schedule.
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