An endoscopic ultrasound is usually a safe and effective way of finding out more about a problem in the lining of your upper digestive system and in structures beneath the lining.
During a colonoscopy, a tube is inserted into the anus to view the inside of the large bowel. It helps in diagnosing or treating some medical conditions.
Lactose intolerance diagnosis
Lactose intolerance can usually be diagnosed through test runs. It can also be diagnosed with breath tests, blood glucose test and a biopsy of the small intestine.
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with the lower part of your large bowel.
Liver function tests
Liver function tests are blood tests that can provide information about how your liver is working.
Fasting for medical tests
For some medical tests, fasting may be required for a period of time before a test. Learn more about different tests and when fasting may be necessary.
Upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy
An upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your digestive system.
Bowel cancer diagnosis
Bowel cancer can develop without any early warning signs. Find out how bowel cancer is diagnosed.