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Can colonoscopy be conducted without going through the stomach?

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

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Posted on Mon, 5 Nov 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: I have gastric paresis and my stomach empties at ABOUT 5%/HR. I AM LOOKING FOR SOMETHING THAT DOESN'T HAVE TO PASS THROGH THE STOMACH FOR A COLONOSCOPY.
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Please clrarify question.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Have seen your details but i can't clearly understand the query.
I mean you mean to say that something which doesnot pass through the stomach.

Are you talking about part preparation?
Because in colonoscopy scope is inserted through the anal canal.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist
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