Understanding Colonoscopies: How Long Does the Procedure Take? Ardmore

  Health - Beauty - Fitness

Colonoscopies are vital for detecting and how long does a colonoscopy take, but many wonder about the duration of the procedure.

The Procedure:

A colonoscopy typically takes about 30 minutes to an hour. This includes the time for preparation, sedation, the examination itself, and recovery.


Before the procedure, patients must undergo bowel preparation, which involves fasting and taking a laxative solution to clear the colon. This preparation usually takes several hours.


 Published date:

September 19, 2023







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