Imaging Test For Colon and Rectum , Colonoscopy Procedure In Ludhiana, India

  • Painless Procedure
  • Detects Colorectal Cancer , treats piles and polyps
  • Time Taken: 30 to 60 Minutes
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    Colonoscopy in Ludhiana, Punjab

    Colonoscopy in Ludhiana, Punjab is performed to test the rectum and colon abnormalities. Dr. Kartik Goyal is one of the acclaimed Gastroenterologist in Punjab who has utmost skills to perform the colonoscopy procedure & according to test results suggest the suitable treatment plan. This procedure is accomplished with the help of a colonoscope.

    Is It An Inpatient Or Outpatient Procedure?

    Colonoscopy in Ludhiana is an outpatient procedure. It means that the patient can go home immediately after the procedure is performed.

    Colonoscopy Overview

    What are the indications of colonoscopy?

    ‘WHY’ Colonoscopy is performed, here are the few signs which suggest that you need to get colonoscopy:

    • Screening for colon cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Polyp removal/ diverticulitis
    • Unexplained weight loss & bleeding
    • Bleeding of rectum
    • Unexplained anemia
    • Abdominal pain
    • Unexplained changes in bowel habits (eg. Chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea)

    Make sure that you get yourself screened for colorectal cancer at the age of 45. Here tests like colonoscopy and stool-based tests tell whether you have colorectal cancer or not.

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    Different Types of Colonoscopy:

    There are two types of Colonoscopy as follows:

    • Screening Colonoscopy
    • therapeatic Colonoscopy

     

    What to expect during colonoscopy?

    Steps to undergo Colonoscopy

    • Step 1: The colonoscopy procedure is performed under sedation which helps to check the gut inner lining which includes the large intestine and small intestine .
    • Step 2: To undergo colonoscopy, you need to lie on one side. The colonoscopy is passed through the anus, which goes into the rectum and then it will move upwards. As the scope is extremely flexible which allows it to pass through the intestine.
    • Step 3: To see everything inside clearly, the air is blown into it. Additionally, the patient will feel cramp like feeling which will get normal as you breathe. Once the procedure is done, the colonoscope will be taken out from the intestine.

    Did you know?

    It takes 12 minutes to introduce the scope to the body. Also, it takes 12 minutes to take the endoscope out.

    In case, the polyps are to be removed,or hemorrhoids are to be dipped then the procedure may take a bit more longer.

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    Colonoscopy Test Price in Ludhiana

    Know The Cost- The The Colonoscopy cost in Punjab may range from INR 6,000/- to 15,000/-. Bear in mind the exact cost will only be known when you consult the doctor.

    Schedule your initial consultation

    If you are undergoing any sort of health cancern which suggests that your bowel habits need to be checked, then better schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Kartik Goyal and get yourself a customized treatment plan to make your overall health better.

     

    TESTIMONIAL

    Trust The Word Of Our Happy Patient

    Making the patients well-informed about the condition & treatment gives them the confidence to make the right medical decision.

    Manik Vij aged 69yrs

    My father started experiencing problems with his bowel movement a few months back. Dr. Kartik Goyal is like our family doctor, so we decided to consult him for the same. He suggested my father get a colonoscopy to better analyze the entire situation. Depending on the results, the doctor suggested a customized treatment plan. All thanks to him my father is feeling much better now. I highly recommend you to consult Ludhiana Gastro & Gynae Centre

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    FAQs

    1How do I prepare for a colonoscopy?
    • Tip 1: It’s important that you start the soft diet 2 days before the treatment, only take liquids.one day prior.
    • Tip 2: Make sure that you take all the laxatives as told by the doctor and intake of these might make you have a cramp-like feeling. The laxatives are best to push away the content from the intestine, which makes the bowel empty. The next morning, your stomach will be cleared.
    • Tip 3: Make sure to take as much liquid as you can to keep yourself hydrated.
    • Tip 4: Before the treatment, do not take anything for at least 4 hours. As you need to get anesthesia or sedation, which might lead to side effects. In case, the bowel is not cleared then it’s better to tell the nurse, so that you are given enema. If you have taken any medication or blood thinner or you have had any infection, then do tell the doctor about the same.
    2 Is a colonoscopy procedure painful?

    NO! The treatment is performed under sedation which allows you to be as comfortable as possible. Keep yourself just relaxed and take long breaths.

    3 How Long Does It Take For The Procedure To Be Accomplished?

    The procedure takes about 30 to 60 minutes to be accomplished.

    4 What are the possible risk factors with colonoscopy?

    Although complications or risks are rare as the procedure is extremely safe. Some of the complications which might occur are:

    • abdominal pain ir bleeding per rectum
    5 Are there any side effects of colonoscopy?

    All in all, it’s a safe procedure and there are a few things which you can expect to have in the form of side effects:

    • Abdominal cramps
    • The feeling of bloating & gaseous distention
    • Minimal Bleeding
    • Anesthesia-related effects
    6 Am I asleep during the colonoscopy?

    The procedure is performed under sedation which means you are asleep.

    7 What can I eat after a colonoscopy?

    You only need to keep your diet,soft just have liquids at least for 12 hours. If there is bleeding then you have to better consult the doctor on what has to be done.