Colonoscopy discharge

Lower endoscopy

A colonoscopy is an exam that views the inside of the colon (large intestine) and rectum, using a tool called a colonoscope.

The colonoscope has a small camera attached to a flexible tube that can reach the length of the colon.

When You're in the Hospital

Right After the Test

Getting Home

Eating and Drinking

The Rest of the day

When to Call the Doctor