6 doctors weighed in:

Is it dangerous to get a colonoscopy?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Risk of perforation and bleeding exist, but is quite low and rare.

In brief: No

Risk of perforation and bleeding exist, but is quite low and rare.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology

In brief: Very

Safe and low risk procedure.
The risk is not having one and risking an undetected cancer. Most facilities use Propofol now for sedation and you wake up feeling great without a hangover.

In brief: Very

Safe and low risk procedure.
The risk is not having one and risking an undetected cancer. Most facilities use Propofol now for sedation and you wake up feeling great without a hangover.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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