When colorectal endoscopy is appropriate

As with other medical procedures, you may experience some side effects or risks after the endoscopy.

Common gp cases such as cramps, flatulence for several hours after the procedure; there is blood in the stool (especially after removal of polyps); nausea…

Colonoscopy has the potential to carry serious (although rare) risks such as perforation of the colon (a hole in the lining of the colon caused by endoscopic instruments), infection, heavy bleeding…

According to the American meta-study,the complication rate is about 1-2 per 10,000 endoscopic cases.