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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The medications: That are provided should prevent the experience of pain.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
43 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
It may: You will have some discomfort.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Starpoli
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Cancer: This exam also known as a partial colonoscopy can find cancer and polyp growths of the colon and rectum. The exam is limited to the left side of the ... Read More
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Dr. Imran Saeed
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
It examines : The rectum and the sigmoid colon. It can be done in office without any sedation. It can diagnose diseases such as proctitis, colitis, look for polyps ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Sigmoidoscopy exam: The sigmoid colon is the last bend of the gut before food reaches the rectum. Accordingly, examination of the sigmoid ; left colon (hence the name "s ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Not generally: Flexible sig: getting cleaned out by enemas, having a flexible, lit up tube inserted into the rectum, and advanced (steered), under direct vision (vid ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Ask your doc: Ask your doc about indication for procedure, nature of procedure, alternatives (including not doing it), significant risks and benefits-whether it is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not realy: Minor procedure may little discomfort.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Sigmoidoscopy-NO!!!: Perforation, bleeding infection amd death. Make sure it is done by a gastroenterologist. I have rarely done a sig. Any indication for a sig is an indi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Anorectal problems: Sigmoidoscopy is indicated for any anorectal problems , depending on finding may need colonoscopy later.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
13 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Signoidoscopy: Sigmoidoscopy is the use of a flexible fiberoptic camera or specially designed scope to examine the inside of the colon. Because the procedure only ex ... Read More
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