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Proctosigmoidoscopy..Sounds old school. What is it used to test for now?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Bleeding in young

Not every 19 or 24 year old person with GI bleeding needs a full colonoscopy because the chances of colon cancer are verry low.
In a young adult with bright red blood per rectum, proctosigmoidoscopy is still appropriate to evaluate the bleeding source.

In brief: Bleeding in young

Not every 19 or 24 year old person with GI bleeding needs a full colonoscopy because the chances of colon cancer are verry low.
In a young adult with bright red blood per rectum, proctosigmoidoscopy is still appropriate to evaluate the bleeding source.
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