2023

A Few Things To Put Your Mind At Ease About A Colonoscopy

If you have blood in your stools, chronic diarrhea or constipation, or if there is a history of colon cancer in your family, your doctor will suggest you have a colonoscopy. During this procedure, a gastroenterologist will be able to view the inside of your colon. This is done by filling your colon with air and then either inserting a flexible tube with a camera on it or using a CT scan to see exactly what is inside.