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A 40-year-old member asked:

Please tell me the difference between colonics and colonoscopy?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
Very different: 'colonics' are ways of cleaning out your colon of stool. This can be in the form of prescription or over-the-counter medications. A colonoscopy is an endoscopic procedure designed to look inside the lower GI tract for any abnormalities.

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Last updated Jan 3, 2016

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