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What preparation is required for the flexible sigmoidoscopy?
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Dr. Mark Pleatman
Bariatrics
In brief: A few enemas
In flexible sigmoidoscopy, only the lower portion of the colon is examined.
For this reason, a complete bowel prep is not required; only a few enemas.

In brief: A few enemas
In flexible sigmoidoscopy, only the lower portion of the colon is examined.
For this reason, a complete bowel prep is not required; only a few enemas.
Dr. Mark Pleatman
Dr. Mark Pleatman
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Flex sig
Usually two enemas.
Again, this is a procedure for the history books. Almost always an indication for a sigmoidoscopy is an indication for a colonoscopy.

In brief: Flex sig
Usually two enemas.
Again, this is a procedure for the history books. Almost always an indication for a sigmoidoscopy is an indication for a colonoscopy.
Dr. Alain Ades
Dr. Alain Ades
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