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Is the flexible sig a good choice for baby boomers? by Scott Keith Patient Expert The flexible sig is a funny sounding medical term. It’s actually short for flexible sigmoidoscopy... reminded that colonoscopies are the “gold standard” in finding potentially cancerous polyps or full-blown...
Decision Point: Which Test Is Right for You? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert years. Colonoscopy, usually done every 10 years. Flexible sigmoidoscopy (also called a sigmoidoscopy or shortened to "flex sig") and colonoscopy are done in doctor's offices, clinics...
Colon cancer screening: An option you might not have considered by Scott Keith Patient Expert and flexible sigs. If blood is found on a FOBT test, a colonoscopy is needed. As I have stressed repeatedly... cancer screening. Doctors still look at the colonoscopy as the “gold standard” treatment option...
Ricardo’s Story living with FAP by Megan and Mark H. Patient Expert through with getting his colonoscopy done.  The colonoscopy was scheduled in the beginning of January and from that day on we have been through a lot and learned a lot.  He went in for his colonoscopy and came out 2 hours later still groggy mind...
What I need to know about Colon Polyps by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert at the last third of your large intestine. Colonoscopy. This test is like sigmoidoscopy, but the doctor looks at all of the large intestine. It usually requires sedation. Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy testing...
Time To Revisit Deer Part 3 by Kim S. Patient Expert during which he suddenly clutches his abdomen and flexes his knees. This has a duration of about 10 minutes... and large bowel series without significant histological abnormality.” The colonoscopy report...
What I need to know about Crohn’s Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert . The doctor may also do a sigmoidoscopy or a colonoscopy to get a better look inside the intestines.... colectomy (koh-LEK-toh-mee): an operation to remove all or part of the colon. colonoscopy (KOH-lon-OSS...
Vacation Time! by Kelownagurl Patient Expert ) to report. We won't know the results of the flex sig until after the August long weeknd...
Brain & spine hardware rejection, depression & denial by Zipperhead .. Patient Expert all of the vertebrae are rubbing on each other instead of having the usual disc space that allows the spine to flex... had a colonoscopy before, saying if it kept up that'd be the first thing he'd personally check, so that's...
From 0 to 8: Packing My Hospital Bag by Lauren K. with a FlexSig.) Although they can do a FlexSig without sedation, I am a giant wuss it made me nervous... at that point. Mom and Me. This picture might be a little old. My doctor was right. The FlexSig...

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Diagnosis ... there is blood present in your sample and you will be offered a colonoscopy (a procedure where a tube with a light at the end of ... » Read on
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