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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Cost in Bangalore

It is a procedure performed for seeing the sigmoid colon (a part of the large intestine) by using an endoscope inserted through the anus. 

About Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

It is a procedure performed for seeing the sigmoid colon (a part of the large intestine) by using an endoscope inserted through the anus. 

Top Doctor for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in Bangalore

Dr. Dinesh Kini

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Director - Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences

19 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

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Dr. Raj Vigna Venugopal

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

HOD and Consultant - Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endosonology

17 Years

Rupees 750 Faq

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Dr. Rangarajan Kasturi

MBBS, Fellowship

Consultant - Gastroenterology

18 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

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Dr. Gopal S T

MBBS, Fellowship

Senior Consultant - Medical Gastroenterology

15 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

Offer - 10% Off on OPD Fee

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Dr. Naresh Bhat

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Chief - Gastroenterology

34 Years

Rupees 850 Faq

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More Information on Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Indication

  • It is used for diagnosis of colon and colorectal cancers.
  • It is done for examination of polyps, any abnormal growth and/or ulcers in the colon and rectum. 
  • This procedure may also be used for investigating the cause of abdominal pain, long lasting diarrhea and constipation.  
     

Pre-Procedure

The bowel should be empty and clean to allow examination for which you will be asked to be on clear liquids for a day or two before the surgery, laxatives may be given and/or enemas may be injected. 

During-Procedure

  • It is performed as an outpatient procedure. Anesthesia or sedation is not required.
  • You will be asked to lie down on one side with knees pulled up to the chest. 
  • The doctor inserts lubricated finger to dilate the anus. 
  • Then an endoscope called as sigmoidoscope is inserted into the rectum and guide to the colon. Air is blown into colon and rectum to inflate them so as to allow their better internal view on the screen.Any polyp or inflamed tissue if seen is removed and sent for examination.
  • The procedure takes about 20-30 minutes.

Post-Procedure

There may be some abdominal cramping and pain but it will soon subside.  You may also briefly experience some pressure and bloating. Anus may be sore for some time. 
If there is heavy bleeding and sever pain after the procedure, you must contact your treating doctor. 
 

Risk and Complication

There may be bleeding, pain and infection. The colon may be punctured /perforated during the procedure causing severe bleeding. 

More Info

Sigmoidoscopy procedure can be embarrassing. You may feel uncomfortable. 
It is screening tool for colon cancer and may need to be performed periodically when there is a strong family history of colon cancer. 
 

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Top Doctor for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in Bangalore

Dr. Dinesh Kini

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Director - Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences

19 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

Pay online & Get 10% off

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Dr. Raj Vigna Venugopal

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

HOD and Consultant - Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endosonology

17 Years

Rupees 750 Faq

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Dr. Rangarajan Kasturi

MBBS, Fellowship

Consultant - Gastroenterology

18 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

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Dr. Gopal S T

MBBS, Fellowship

Senior Consultant - Medical Gastroenterology

15 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

Offer - 10% Off on OPD Fee

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Dr. Naresh Bhat

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Chief - Gastroenterology

34 Years

Rupees 850 Faq

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Dr. Jalihal Umesh M

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterlogy

Senior Consultant & Chief - Gastroenterology

20 Years


Dr. Mohit P Shetti

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine

Consultant - Gastroenterology

14 Years

Rupees 750 Faq

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Dr. Ravindra B S

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

3 Awards, 15 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

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Dr. KNK Shetty

MBBS, Fellowship - Gastroenterology

Consutant - Medical Gastroenterology

3 Awards, 43 Years

Rupees 750 Faq

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Dr. Lorance Peter

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Consultant - Medical Gastroenterology

21 Years