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Can colonoscopy be conducted without going through the stomach?

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Posted on Fri, 27 Nov 2020
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)
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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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Can colonoscopy be conducted without going through the stomach?

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