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You will lie on your left side with your knees pulled up to your belly. The doctor will gently put the thin, flexible sigmoidoscope (scope) in your anus and move the scope slowly through your rectum and lower colon.
Current as of:
September 8, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineArvydas D. Vanagunas MD - Gastroenterology
Current as of: September 8, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Arvydas D. Vanagunas MD - Gastroenterology
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