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what is a colcoscopy

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your doc: Or planned parenthood clinic, the price can really vary depending on who does it and what state and there will also be a charge from the patholgy lab.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Colposcopy: Is a diagnostic examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope (device) that allows for magnification as well.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Not pleasant: But you will be sedated and likely be offered analgesia after. Discuss with your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
20 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not painful: Colposcopy is a simple, 10- to 15-minute procedure that is painless and performed in a gynecologist's office.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
EGD: Is a diagnostic endoscopic procedure that visualizes the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract up to the duodenum. It is typically performed by a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
'lit tube' & camera: A gastroscope is a modern flexible 'lit tube' with working channels (for biopsies, treatment etc.). It is used to examine the stomach and esophagus an ... Read More
A 49-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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
An office procedure.: Cystoscopy is a procedure where a small cystoscope, about the width of a pencil, is placed into the bladder through the urethra. It is used by doctors ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Slow motion: Videostroboscopy is the use of a strobe light and video camera during endoscopy to "slow down" the motion of the vocal cords to get a very detailed lo ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Khan
22 years experience General Practice
Repairing of scar: It is a surgical procedure performed to repair the formation of excessive scar tissue in the intestinal region which was made due to presence of repea ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
44 years experience Neurosurgery
Rhizoctonia: It is cutting a nerve in the brain or spinal cord.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Re-routing: A gastroenterostomy is a fashioning of a connection between the stomach and the jejunum, (the second section of the small bowel). It can be done to b ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laparoscopy: It is where the doctor puts a telescope inside the abdomen to see what is going on inside. They can also to surgery using the telescope. Hope this h ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Older terminology: The more current terminology is colorectal surgeon, as they deal with all aspects of colon and rectal diseases including hemorrhoids, diverticular dis ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
X-ray test of tubes: A hysterosalpingogram (hsg) is an x-ray test to check that your fallopian tubes are open and normal & checks the inside of your uterus for polyps, fib ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Dentistry
Surgical cutting: A fiberotomy or pericision is an orthodontic surgical procedure designed to cut/modify the gingival fibers around a tooth. It usually reduces the tend ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Oates
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Removal of stone: It is a procedure whereby a telescope goes into the bladder then up the ureter to remove a kidney stone that is stuck in the ureter (the tube from the ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
23 years experience Urology
Created bladder: Bladder that is created by a urology surgeon. It is typically created from the patient's own intestine. There is hope that neo bladders can be created ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Blood count: It is a test that quantifies and characterizes certain cells in the blood. Those cell types include red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Tube under skin: The mediport is a small tube or catheter that is placed under the skin and enters a large blood vessel. It has a rubber disk that can be felt on the s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Lung cyst: it usually develops as a consequnce of infectio often staph infection in which a part of the lung is hollowed out leaving a round cyst
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Remove gallbladder: Medical terminology describing a surgery to remove the gallbladder.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Disc: Discography is a radiology technique that takes a detailed picture of the discs between the vertebral body/bones.

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