A virtual colonoscopy is a newer test that is less invasive than a traditional colonoscopy, but patients must still prepare by using laxatives to rid the colon of any stool.
A colonoscope is the tool that is used during a colonoscopy to see inside the large intestine.
While a colonoscopy is generally a very safe diagnostic procedure, there is still a low amount of risk. Learn about the potential complications that can occur during a colonoscopy.
What Is A Colonoscopy?
A colonoscopy is used to screen for colorectal cancer, but it is also an important diagnostic and monitoring tool for digestive disease.
How To Prepare For A Colonoscopy
Most people who have had a colonoscopy would agree that the preparation is the worst part. Use these tips to get that colon squeaky clean and ready for the test!
What to Expect During a Colonoscopy
Find out what a colonoscopy is, what does the procedure involve, who performs it, if it's painful, and more.
How Was Your Colonoscopy?
Colonoscopy is a fairly common procedure that is done to help diagnose several digestive conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancer. The colonoscopy preparation is often described as more difficult than the actual test. Get advice before your colonoscopy here. See submissions
What Not to Do During Your Colonoscopy Prep
Your doctor gave you directions on what you should do during your colonoscopy prep, but did they tell you what NOT to do? I have some common colonoscopy prep mistakes here.
Tips For Preparing For Your Colonoscopy
You've probably already had a colonoscopy -- did you feel like you were all alone when it came to the prep? Here is a host of tips from people who have been there.