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Had a sigmoidoscopy told hemorrhoids due to rectal bleeding 3 years ago. Issue with blood recurred also with issue of alternating diarrhea and constipation. Sometimes bleed without stool. Also issue with mucusReferred for colonoscopy, right decision?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Surgery - Trauma
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In brief: Yes

Colonoscopy visualizes the entire colon and most likely the area of pathology is beyond the limits of sigmoidoscopy (lower 25 cm of the colon)

In brief: Yes

Colonoscopy visualizes the entire colon and most likely the area of pathology is beyond the limits of sigmoidoscopy (lower 25 cm of the colon)
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