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Colorectal cancer is the #1 cancer in SingaporE


95% of cases can be cured with early detection through a Colonoscopy.

When do you need to undergo a Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy it is a preventive measure for conditions such as colon cancer and rectal cancer. A colonoscopy is a recommended procedure for those over 45 as they are much more susceptible to developing colorectal cancer.

If you are experiencing these symptoms:

Abdominal discomfort

Frequent bloating

Recurring constipation

Rapid weight loss

Recurring diarrhea

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Unusual stool colour

Bleeding when passing motion

Any other changes in bowel movement

Abdominal Discomfort

Frequent bloating

Recurring constipation

Rapid weight loss

Recurring diarrhea

Unusual-stool-colour-icon

Unusual stool colour

Bleeding when passing motion

Any other changes in bowel movement

EXPERIENCING THE ABOVE SYMPTOMS?

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Consultant General Surgeon

Dr Aaron Poh

Dr Aaron Poh is a fully accredited General Surgery specialist with the Specialist Accreditation Board and Ministry of Health, with double subspecialties in Colorectal surgery and Trauma surgery. He is currently the Medical Director at Alpine Surgical Practice.

17+ YEARS
OF EXPERIENCE

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What happens during a Colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy typically lasts anywhere from 30 mins to 1 hour.

Step 01

You will lie on your left side bending your knees

Step 02

IV line will be inserted and you will be asleep during the whole procedure

Step 03

Colonoscope is inserted into your rectum to detect abnormalities or changes in your colon

Step 04

You will wake up 1 to 2 hours later and you can be discharged on the same day

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What happens after a Colonoscopy?

Some mild bloating or cramping may be present after the procedure but you should return to normal in a few hours. However, it is important to let your doctor know if you experience any unusual symptoms after the procedure.

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