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Could a colonoscopy make my hernia worse?

2 doctors weighed in

In brief: Colonoscopy

Perhaps. The process of doing a colonoscopy involves pumping some air into the colon while the scope is advanced.
If the is large abdominal wall hernia, especially if a portion of the colon had slipped into it, the hernia would likely become more symptomatic.

In brief: Colonoscopy

Perhaps. The process of doing a colonoscopy involves pumping some air into the colon while the scope is advanced.
If the is large abdominal wall hernia, especially if a portion of the colon had slipped into it, the hernia would likely become more symptomatic.
Dr. Andrew Glantz
Dr. Andrew Glantz
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Doubtful

Not likely to make hernia worse.

In brief: Doubtful

Not likely to make hernia worse.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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