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What kinds of condiytions does a colonoscopy find

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
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Gastroenterologists: Gastroenterologists are physicians that would do colonoscopy for pt at age 50, or 45 in certain high risk ethnic as african american, or sooner depend... Read More
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
An expert!: The most important measurement that reflects the quality in colonoscopy is a doctor's adr (adenoma detection rate). Unfortunately, there is tremendou... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tisdale
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Usually none: Infrequently may feel some mild transient cramping, or residual loose stools from the prep. Perianal discomfort rarely. After colon biopsy scant ble... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Liquids: No solid or soft foods ar allowed on the day of the prep. Any liquid that you can see through (clear liquids) is allowed--tea, black coffee, water, ju... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Your endoscopist: Should have given you instructions for your prep the day before your colonoscopy. In general you need to be on a clear liquid diet for 24 hours prior ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
Colon and Rectal Surgery 36 years experience
Clear liquids: Typical bowel prep instructions for a colonoscopy include a clear liquid diet the day prior to your colonoscopy or any oral liquid that you can see th... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
You'll need: Regular colonoscopies at a frequency to be determined by your doctor. Probably a reasonable frequency is in 3 years and stay on that schedule if numer... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
Medical Oncology 18 years experience
Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is the person you should contact for this.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Any: Any broth that does not have solids (especially vegetables) is ok.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Follow GI MD list: Your gastroenterologist will tell you everything you need to know
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Cologuard: it appears from their site that any physician that has registered with them can order the test which is then done in your home. It is a stool sample ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Gastroenterologist: Also called GI specialist(gastro-entero-logist).

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