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The Quick and Easy Way to Learn About a Colonoscopy

Originally posted on 3/11/2019
Updated on 3/16/2022

 

If you’re not sure what is involved in having a colonoscopy, this easy-to-read infographic developed by the doctors at Granite Peaks Gastroenterology may answer your questions. A physician may use a colonoscopy to test for colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and many other digestive health ailments. It allows a physician to visually examine the inside of your large intestine and remove polyps, gather biopsies or evaluate damage from other conditions.

It’s easier than you think and could uncover the answers to your digestive health problems. Contact Granite Peaks Gastroenterology, in Sandy or Lehi, to determine what is the next step to diagnosing your digestive issues.

 

 

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