Sigmoidoscopy need urgent advice please!

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Hi does anyone know if having this procedure is common to show up diver etc? I'm concerned that as this procedure only shows the first part of the colon they might miss them? Has anyone had this happen? Please help as got apt today at 440! Thanku x

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    I had a colonoscopy and I saw my diverticula on the screen So don't worry I am sure they know what they are doing. Good luck 

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    I also had a sigmoidoscopy and they had a really good look around 
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    From my experience a sigmoidoscopy will likely show diverticula if there are any, and will enable the doctor to decide if a full colonoscopy is needed. You will not be able to go to a colonoscopy directly because that requires a full colon cleanse over 24 hours.
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    My partial sigmoidoscopy showed diverticular disease. Hope it goes well for you. 
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    Hope all goes well for you plese let us know did try earleir
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