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Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: If you are in your 90s what are the risks of having a colonoscopy? Is the colon lining easy to puncture?
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 37 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Chances of puncture as very less if performed by experienced hands

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See as we grow old our muscle becomes week as a part of natural aeiging process but unless you are having any pre diagnosed condition age is as such nit a contraindication to colonoscopy.

I ddon't think that if performed by well versed hands then you have any chances of perforation due to your age.


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