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Dr. Yasaswini Hemaeshwara Raju

Laparoscopic Surgeon
13 years experience overall

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650 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Gujar Basweshwar Shivanand

General Surgeon
20 years experience overall
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Moka Praneeth

14 years experience overall
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Prashant Hegde

Laparoscopic Surgeon
22 years experience overall
750 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Raghupathi Rao Nandanavanam

General Surgeon
49 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. P L Chary

General Surgeon
37 years experience overall
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. CH. Venkata Pavan Kumar

General Surgeon
18 years experience overall
600 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Rajasekhar Reddy

General Surgeon
29 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Varughese Mathai

General Surgeon
31 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati

Laparoscopic Surgeon
29 years experience overall
850 Consultation fee at clinic


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Colonoscopy in Hyderabad

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is a medical procedure that helps to check the presence of any inflammation, tumors, and polyps in either the colon or rectum. By using a colonoscope, this procedure helps in diagnosing symptoms such as blood in the stool, stomach pain, unexplained diarrhea, and/or colorectal cancer. 

What are the benefits of Colonoscopy?

Following are some benefits of Colonoscopy:

  1. Helps in the examination of the colon and rectum.
  2. Detects polyps, inflammation, and tumors in the colon and rectum.
  3. Detects colorectal cancer.

What are the indications of Colonoscopy?

Following are the indications of Colonoscopy:

  1. Unexplained abdominal pain
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Bleeding in the lower gastro-intestine
  4. Inflammatory bowel disease
  5. Colon cancer
  6. Chronic constipation

What is the preparation required for Colonoscopy?

  1. The patient should discuss with the doctor about all the risks, complications, and benefits associated with Colonoscopy.
  2. Inform the doctor about the present and past medical and medication history.
  3. Avoid drinking or eating before the night of the procedure.
  4. Take laxatives as directed by the doctor.
  5. Clear the colon with the help of the enema kit.
  6. Stop eating solid food items before 2-3 days of the procedure date.

What are the steps involved in Colonoscopy?

Following are the steps involved in Colonoscopy:

  1. The patient will be sedated and positioned in a way that the knees are facing toward the chest.
  2. The doctor will insert the colonoscope into the rectum and captures the images of the colon and rectum.
  3. Sometimes, the doctor may use other medical instruments to take the samples from colon and rectum for further investigations.
  4. After the examination, the colonoscope will be removed from the rectum.

What is the postprocedure care for Colonoscopy?

The patient must follow a few pieces of advice suggested by the doctor after Colonoscopy procedure like: 

  1. Consult the doctor immediately, if blood is seen even after 3 to 4 bowel movements.
  2. Walking is recommended.
  3. Follow the special diet given by the dietician.
  4.  Avoid driving and operating machinery after the procedure.

Who can perform Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy can be performed by:

  1. Colorectal surgeon
  2. Gastroenterologist
  3. Experienced Colonoscopist

What can be the cost of Colonoscopy in Hyderabad?

Following factors may affect the cost of Colonoscopy in Hyderabad:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Health condition of the patient
  3. Admission room that you opted for
  4. Age of the patient
  5. Doctor fee 

Minimum cost in Hyderabad starts from Rs.1,100

Average price in Hyderabad is approximately Rs.3,350

Maximum expenses in Hyderabad rises up to Rs.15,000

Is Colonoscopy a major procedure or minor procedure?

Colonoscopy may be a major or minor procedure as it involves the insertion of the colonoscope into the rectum for examination.

Who can undergo Colonoscopy?

Following are the individuals who can undergo Colonoscopy:

  1. Individuals suffering from colon or rectal cancer.
  2. People with chronic diarrhea.
  3. People who have colon or rectal polyps.
  4. Individuals having colon obstruction.

Who cannot undergo Colonoscopy?

Following are the individuals who cannot undergo Colonoscopy:

  1. People suffering from severe ulcers in the colon.
  2. Individuals who are having peritonitis.
  3. Patients whose bowel is not well prepared.

What are the complications and risks involved in Colonoscopy?

Following are the risks and complications of Colonoscopy:

  1. Nausea
  2. Perforation in the wall of rectum or colon
  3. Bleeding from the site of biopsy or site of examination
  4. Vomiting
  5. Loss of blood

What is the time required to complete Colonoscopy?

The doctor may take almost 30 to 45 minutes to complete the Colonoscopy. 

What is the recovery time?

Recovery time from Colonoscopy maybe 24 to 48 hours and depends on the health condition of the patient.

What is the success rate of Colonoscopy?

Following factors may affect the success rate of Colonoscopy:

  1. Bowel preparation
  2. Age of the patient
  3. Experience of the doctor
  4. Health condition of the patient

However, the success rate of colonoscopy lies between 83.5% and 98.7%. 

Does Colonoscopy cause pain?

Individuals who undergo Colonoscopy may or may not feel pain as it depends on the anesthetic effect.

Is Colonoscopy a permanent procedure?

Colonoscopy is not a permanent procedure as the doctor removes the colonoscope from the anus after completion of the examination.

What are the available options if Colonoscopy is not successful?

In case of a failed Colonoscopy, the doctor may suggest the following options:

  1. Repeat colonoscopy by an advanced Endoscopist
  2. Virtual colonoscopy
  3. Retrograde single balloon enteroscopy

What can be the alternatives for Colonoscopy?

Alternatives for Colonoscopy are the following:

  1. Fecal occult blood tests
  2. Stool DNA
  3. CT-Colonoscopy
  4. Double-contrast barium enema
  5. Fecal immunochemical tests
  6. Cologuard
  7. Sigmoidoscope
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