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how long is a colonoscopy scope

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Maluccio
26 years experience Surgical Oncology
Virtual colonoscopy: Not that virtual colonoscopy has been embraced as an equal alternative to standard colonoscopy, it is an alternative that may provide meaningful infor ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Possibly: Success of colonoscopy often related to degree of sedation for procedure. Also related to experience of colonoscopist . Flexible colonoscope usually e ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Kirshenbaum
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Advanced endoscopy: Yes, technology has advanced. Additionally, you should seek out an advanced endoscopist. These gastroenterologists have expertise in performing diffic ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tuendra Venketasloo Bisetty
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Yes: If you are still symptomatic then the likelyhood of inflammatory bowel disease is high. I would suggest imaging the small intestine, with a capsule en ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful condition: The colonoscopy should not cause a measurable worsening of your condition, but the procedure may cause temporary irritation and a transient increase i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Anything's possible.: If it can happen it will... But i can find no evidence in the medical literature re: reports of anal warts transmitted by a contaminated colonoscope. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Virtual colonoscopy: Or CT colonography is used as an alternative for incomplete colonoscopy attempts.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Colonoscope: There are standard cleansing techniques employed by all reputable doctors performing these procedures. That having been said, diverticulitis will neve ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: The chances are that because of the adhesions you may have abdominal and/or pelvic pain on and off. If the endoscopy went well and no serious patholog ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably: If the hemorrhoidectomy removed too large an area of island tissue between the sites where the hemorrhaoids were excised, the mucosa of the anal canal ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps...: but I think it is a coincidence
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Interesting: I will refer your question to Dr. Catano & Dr. Gabor.

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