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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Cost in New Delhi

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 New Delhi

Dr. Sanjay Sikka

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellowship

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

35 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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Dr. Sudeep Khanna

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

17 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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Dr. Kunal Das

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

16 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Arvind Khurana

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Internal Medicine

HOD & Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

2 Awards, 27 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Rakesh Tandon

MBBS, MD, PhD

Head - Department of Gastroenterology

4 Awards, 50 Years

Rupees 1200 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 New Delhi

Dr. Sanjay Sikka

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellowship

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

35 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Get 15% Off on Online Payment

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Dr. Sudeep Khanna

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

17 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Get 15% Off on Online Payment

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Dr. Kunal Das

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

16 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Arvind Khurana

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Internal Medicine

HOD & Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

2 Awards, 27 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Rakesh Tandon

MBBS, MD, PhD

Head - Department of Gastroenterology

4 Awards, 50 Years

Rupees 1200 Faq

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Dr. Narinder Mohan Tikoo

MBBS, MD, DM

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

37 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Get 15% Off on Online Payment

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Dr. Anil Arora

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Senior Consultant & Chairman - Gastroenterology

30 Years


Dr. Manav Wadhawan

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Director - Institute for Digestive and Liver Diseases

3 Awards, 18 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

Get 25% Off on Online Payment

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Dr. Yogesh Batra

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Senior Consultant & Director - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

2 Awards, 17 Years


Dr. Kaushal Madan

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Internal Medicine

Director - Digestive & Liver Diseases

7 Awards, 29 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

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