An endoscopy is a diagnostic test used to identify and diagnose many GI track aliments including Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The test uses a flexible tube with a camera on the end to view the inside of the intestinal track. The doctor can also take tissue samples for testing during the procedure.
I have chronic ulcerative colitis and undergo yearly colonoscopy. I previously have taken a fleet phosphosoda prep. I have heard that this might not be safe. What are my options? As most people who undergo colonoscopy will attest to, the worst part of the procedure is the preparation. When colonoscopy was first developed, the standard…