My Colonoscopy is Tomorrow. What Should I Expect?

Colonoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a flexible tube with light and camera at the end (endoscope or colonoscope) to look at the inner lining of a person’s large intestine (colon) through a video monitor. Colonoscopy is recommended for the following reasons: Screen...
Colon Polyps

Colon Polyps

Colon polyps are growths that form on the innermost layer of colon wall. Colon polyps are caused by mutations in cell growth and proliferation. These mutations may be due to genetic or environmental factors. Colon polyps are fairly common especially in adults. About...

10 Myths about Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy is painful. Not true. Most patients say the most unpleasant aspect of colonoscopy is the bowel preparation, not the procedure itself. The majority of colonoscopies are performed under sedation. 2. Colonoscopy is embarrassing. Not true. Great efforts...