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My girlfriend just had a proctoscopy. Why?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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In brief: Not sure

Since you give little information about age, symptoms, I am assuming that she has had some bleeding or constipation.
A proctosigmoidoscopy is an office exam to look at the lower colon and rectum for causes of anorectal symptoms. Why not ask her?

In brief: Not sure

Since you give little information about age, symptoms, I am assuming that she has had some bleeding or constipation.
A proctosigmoidoscopy is an office exam to look at the lower colon and rectum for causes of anorectal symptoms. Why not ask her?
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