Few people, if any, look forward to colonoscopies. They're annoying to prepare for. (Liquid diet? No thank you.) They're invasive. (It's a camera. In your butt.) They're scary. (Even if it's just a routine screening, there's always a chance your doctor will find something up there that requires medical attention.) They may even be over-prescribed*. And, as we learned at last week's Ig Nobel Awards Ceremony, sometimes colonoscopy patients go boom. Because we know you're curious, here's how that happens.
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