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How deep does a colonoscopy go?

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Dr. Sameer Gupta
Medical Oncology 18 years experience
Right colon: A proper colonoscopy should reach the right side of the colon to the junction of the colon and the small intestine.
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
The entire colon: Colonoscopy examines the entire 5 foot long large intestine.

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