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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?question: Not sure what your question is here, maybe try re-asking it and someone may be able to help.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: “Clear” soup would be chicken broth, vegetable broth type soups that are “clear”. Any creamy soup or cloudy soup that you cannot see through is not c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Right colon: A proper colonoscopy should reach the right side of the colon to the junction of the colon and the small intestine.
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
The entire colon: Colonoscopy examines the entire 5 foot long large intestine.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Easy: It goes to the very end of the large intestine, to the cecum and next to the terminal ileum. The distance can vary from patient to patient.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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GI doctor: Colonoscopy is a procedure typically performed by a gastroenterologist for the screening and detection of colorectal cancer and precancerous lesions, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
next day: It should not have any after effects.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Normal, hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, polyps, cancer, .... Most colonoscopies will be normal. The rest in order of decreasing frequency.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Depending on the reason for colonoscopy perforation of the colon and bleeding can occur, though these are uncommon. See this site for detailed informa ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist: Gastroenterologists do colonoscopies as do some surgeons. Check yellow pages, local medical society or american college of gastroenterology, american ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Nothing to be scared: About. Should take 20-30 minutes, shouldn't feel or remember anything and if normal will give you tremendous comfort and security. If positive, best t ... Read More

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