What is a colonoscopy?
A long, thin, flexible lighted tube with a camera (called a scope) is inserted through the anus, rectum, and colon (large intestine) to look for abnormal growths called polyps. The doctor will also look for sores or ulcers, inflammation, and bleeding.
Why have a colonoscopy?
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