Why its done
What happens on the day
- A colonoscopy is a test to check inside your bowels.
- This test can help find whats causing your bowel symptoms.
- A long, thin, flexible tube with a small camera inside it is passed into your bottom.
- Youll be given a laxative so your bowels are empty for the test.
Youre usually awake during a colonoscopy. Youll be offered medicine to make you more comfortable and make the test easier.
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