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A 35-year-old female asked:

is a gi test the same as haveing a colonoscopy test

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Dr. Ish Rawal
Dr. Ish Rawal answered
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Not really: Gi test can include colonoscopy. It includes a whole gamut of testing. Colonoscopy, endoscopy, barium enema, barium swallow are some of them.
Dr. Stephen Shapiro
Gastroenterology 52 years experience
No: Depending on age medical problems, and what u would do with finding or not finding the answer.
Dr. Nikhil Karanth
Gastroenterology 23 years experience
No: Gi test is very vague and describe anything that involves the gi system whereas a colonoscopy evaluates the colon

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