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american actor Ryan Reynolds He gave a lot to talk about after being honest with the public and showing himself in his most vulnerable state. And it is that the protagonist of ‘Deadpool’ shared a video of the colonoscopy he underwent after losing a bet and that ultimately saved his life. Here we tell you the details!
It was through an audiovisual that Blake Lively’s husband spread the realization of his first colonoscopy, this with the intention of highlighting the importance of intervention in the early detection of colorectal cancer.
However, what the famous did not expect is that in the process some polyps were detected for which he had to be operated. “It’s a simple step that could literally, and I mean literally, save your life.”Ryan Reynolds reflected.
The video begins with the Hollywood star taking a tour of the health center, NYU Langone Health, where the colonoscopy was performed. Following his 30-minute rectal exam, Reynolds is seen waking up from anesthesia, and Dr. Jonathan LaPook is seen reviewing images from the procedure.
There, he revealed the existence of an ‘extremely subtle’ polyp on the right side of the actor’s colon. “This was potentially a lifesaver for you,” the specialist explained. “I’m not kidding, I’m not being dramatic. This is exactly why it is done. you had no symptoms“.
LaPook congratulated Ryan Reynolds for giving his health the necessary importance and doing this study: “No one would know he had this, but Reynolds hit the age of screening, 45, got a routine test, and there you have it.. That is why people need to do this analysis. This saves lives.”
“I would never have had any medical procedure done on camera for it to be shared. But not every day you can give visibility to something that can save livesthis is enough motivation for me to let a camera go up my butt,” Reynolds concluded.
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