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Can a colonoscopy find small bowel obstruction?

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can a colonoscopy find small bowel obstruction?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 11 months ago.

No

A colonoscopy only looks at large bowel.

You can swallow a camera pill to look at the small bowel.

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