Sigmoidoscopy

What is Sigmoidoscopy?

Sigmoidoscopy is a procedure in which a flexible tube with a camera on the (sigmoidoscope) is placed through the anus to view any abnormality in the wall of sigmoid colon.

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I am generally in good health. I have " IBS " and sometimes it acts up and sometimes it doesnt.
My question is about I think blood in my...

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It can be due to strain induced local bleeding

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Im a 20 year old uni student. In october is when all this started.

I had severe bloating and back pain for around a week and a half but then it...

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Should help your bowels regain the normal function again...

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I have gone through your medical history...

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About two weeks ago I found a lump to the right of my anus. There is no pain involved but since I found it I feel it is blocking my ability to have...

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Brief Answer:
Most likely internal hemorrhoid.

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Hi,
Thank you for posting your query on this forum.
I am a Gastroenterologist and...

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