Can I get a colonoscopy if I just had a hysterectomy?

This question was asked in Dacula, Georgia on 06/01/2012.
Two years ago I had a colonoscopy. I am now told I need to have another one done. I have been experiencing lower abdominal pain. I just had a total hysterectomy. Can I get a colonoscopy?

Doctors Answers (1)

David Pound, M.D.
Answered on: 6/4/2012 3

You must get your surgeon's okay to have a colonoscopy if you are still under the surgeons care.