What is A Colonsocopy Procedure

colonoscopy, Colonoscopies
January 30, 2016

A colonoscopy is an outpatient procedure in which the doctor examines the large intestine (colon and rectum). A colonoscopy is used to evaluate gastrointestinal symptoms, such as intestinal and rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, and changes in bowel habits. Colonoscopies are given to people who without symptoms to check for colorectal polyps or cancer. A screening colonoscopy is recommended for polyps which are over 50 years old, and for people who…