What Can A Colonoscopy Diagnose?

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The Ins and Outs of Colonoscopy

The Ins and Outs of Colonoscopy

 

If your doctor suspects you have either Colitis or Crohn's disease then sooner or later you will be scheduled for a Colonoscopy. But it is not only a necessary procedure for properly diagnosing diseases of the colon like IBD but also to screen the general population for cancers of the colon.

 

Technically a colonoscope is a long, flexible tube about as wide as your finger with a small fiber-optic light and a camera attached to its end. The ‘scope' is...

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