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Dr. Brian Viviano: Don’t let anxiety prevent you from getting a colonoscopy

Dr. Brian Viviano: Don’t let anxiety prevent you from getting a colonoscopy

This article was originally published online at GoErie.com on Feb. 26, 2023. Everyone’s first colonoscopy can create some anxiety. Gastroenterologists recognize that. We try to adapt our process to make it as smooth as possible and provide resources to help alleviate any fears. Know that complications are extremely rare. Fewer than 1% of procedures have any complication and the death rate of colonoscopies is extremely low because we take all the necessary precautions. If your...Read More »

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