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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
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

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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably q 3yrs: Colon cancer arises in bowel under several circumstances. Polyps found on colonoscopy contribute to 10-20% of malignancies. The others arise denovo ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Colonoscopy is usually performed with some form of sedation and if done correctly you should not feel anything or remember anything.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Colonoscopy: This is a good screening tool used for the appropriate age group in screening for colon cancer.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
11 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Age: When either 45 or 50 yrs old or of bleeding or other symptoms also pending family history.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
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
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