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Colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor look inside your entire large intestine. It uses an instrument called a colonoscope, or scope for short. Scopes have a tiny camera attached to a long, thin tube. The procedure lets your doctor see things such as inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers.

Your doctor may recommend a colonoscopy:

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Illustration of the large intestine, small intestine and rectum
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  1. Colonoscopy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor look inside your entire large intestine. It uses an ... growths, and ulcers. Your doctor may recommend a colonoscopy: To look for early signs of cancer in ...
  2. Colonoscopy Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Colonoscopy Introduction A colonoscopy is a simple procedure. It allows your physician to look inside the colon and discover certain diseases, such as cancer, very early. A colonoscopy is a very well tolerated procedure that could ...
  3. Flexible sigmoidoscopy; Sigmoidoscopy - flexible; Proctoscopy; Proctosigmoidoscopy; Rigid sigmoidoscopy ... the inside of your colon may be taken. Sigmoidoscopy using a rigid scope may be done to ...
  4. Screening for colon cancer; Colonoscopy - screening; Sigmoidoscopy - screening; Virtual colonoscopy - screening ... immunochemical test (FIT) and stool DNA test (sDNA). Sigmoidoscopy: This test uses a flexible small scope to ...
  5. Frequently Asked Questions About Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscopy Colonoscopy ( ko -lun- AH -skuh-pee) and sigmoidoscopy ( sig -moid- AH -skuh-pee) are screening exams used to ...
  6. Colonoscopy (American College of Surgeons) - PDF  
    ... document. AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS • DIVISION OF EDUCATION Colonoscopy Reasons for a Colonoscopy Screening Colonoscopy A screening colonoscopy is done to ...
  7. Colonoscopy - virtual; CT colonography; Computed tomographic colonography; Colography - virtual ... Virtual colonoscopy is different from a regular colonoscopy . Regular colonoscopy uses a long, lighted tool called a colonoscope that ...
  8. Colonoscopy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Colonoscopy (PDF, 386 KB)​ Alternate Language URL Español Colonoscopy Page Content What is Colonoscopy? Colonoscopy i s a procedure in which a trained specialist ...
  9. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... KB) Spanish Version Alternate Language URL Español Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Page Content DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, PUBLICATION ORDERS ... Research For More Information Acknowledgments What is flexible sigmoidoscopy? Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test that uses a ...
  10. Virtual Colonoscopy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... KB) Spanish Version Alternate Language URL Español Virtual Colonoscopy Page Content DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, PUBLICATION ORDERS ... Research For More Information Acknowledgments What is virtual colonoscopy? Virtual colonoscopy, also called computerized tomography (CT) colonography, ...
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