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Question: Colonoscopy Test

 goose25 - Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:06 pm

I am a 20 year old female. I have a colonoscopy this week and I am having my menstraul cycle. Is it ok to have the test during this time??
 Onelildarlin2u - Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:02 pm

I'm not a doctor but I just had one day a few weeks ago. In the pamplet they gave me it said having your menstrual cycle does no affect the test in any way. So I think you are okay! Good luck with your test.
 Dr. A. Rajput - Wed Jan 03, 2007 7:14 am

User avatar Menstuation is not a direct contraindication for colonoscopy.

Just make it a point to tell your doctor beforehand about the periods.

Wish your colonoscopy turns out to be normal. All the best.

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