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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

What is it?

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a direct examination of your sigmoid colon (lower part of your colon) using a thin flexible instrument (endoscope).

This procedure aids your doctor in the diagnosis and treatment of some lower GI symptoms, such as rectal pain, bleeding, diarrhea and constipation.

Preparation information is available in the FORMS section of our website.

This procedure is performed at our office location in Portage.

You must not drive a car, operate heavy machinery or make important decisions until the following day. Therefore, you will need to have someone available to drive you home.