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The recovery time for a sigmoidoscopy is typically only a few minutes, according to the American Cancer Society. Most patients feel normal immediately after the procedure and are able to continue with their regular activ... More »

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A flexible sigmoidoscopy exam allows a doctor to view the inside of the anus, rectum and lower third of the large intestine in order to screen for colon cancer or to evaluate intestinal symptoms, according to Mayo Clinic... More »

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The purpose of a sigmoidoscopy procedure is to permit doctors to view the rectum and the lower region of the large intestine for the evaluation of symptoms such as stomach pain, rectal bleeding and bowel movement problem... More »

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