... I'm posting this (rather long) history of how I finally solved my hemorrhoids problem in the hopes it will help people who are still trying to figure it out.
I'm a 58 year old man in good health and at the correct weight for my height. I'm not on any prescription drugs, I eat sensibly and work out at least 2-3 times a week.
I've had hemorrhoids for many years and... (6 replies)
... Oh wow, by now you're probably at the doctor's. I hope you were able to finish the prep and had the c-scope.
All the preps cause burning of the anus from going so many times...I usually hop into the tub and use a hand shower to relieve some of the burning...then apply a hydrocortisone cream.
How are you doing?
q (2 replies)
... I am really in a lot of pain!! Does anyone have any advice on how to stop it? ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm having a colonoscopy tomorrow and I'm dealing with the prep now. I was supposed to do the GoLytly prep but it made me nauseous and I couldn't drink it, so they switched me to magnesium citrate. I barely got that down. ... (2 replies)
... on Friday morning. It's a rush appointment that was scheduled by the ER so I haven't had a chance to meet the doctor ... all I have is a form telling me what prep to use and what to eat the day before. ... (0 replies)
... hi, im looking for advice or anything really. i was due a colonoscopy monday just gone, took the bowel prep of 4 dulcolac and 2 sachets of picolax, but at 9pm sunday night had to go to a and e with severe pain, vommiting, not opened my bowels at all. ... (0 replies)
... I would love some advice on this. ... (13 replies)
... By the way a good tip.... Eat lightly a few days before your prep day. This will aid you in cleansing out your system. It has helped me to only have to drink half of the prep. Did you get Ducolax as well ? ... (11 replies)
... Im wondering if anyone could give me some advice. I started my prep this morning at 8.30 using picolax and within the hour it was all systems go. ... (0 replies)
... One colonoscopy prep allows you to drink clear fruit juices and clear chicken or beef broth. Don't you think you could get through one day of that? ... (3 replies)
... Hiya, I cant really tell you what it is, but from my experience from the bowel prep all sorts of strange things come out. ... (1 replies)
... I am preparing for a colonoscopy tomorrow and am sitting on the toilet every 10 mins which is fun. ... (1 replies)
... This prep has been very tolerable for me. ... (1 replies)
... thanks both. david I will take your advice and put it in orange juice and also suck it through a straw as a neighbour advised to stop it touching the taste buds. How much liquid did you drink ? ... (11 replies)
... I am due colonoscopy on 5th Dec and have just received my prep from hospital. I have heard some bad stories about fleet prep and would just like to hear from people who have used it or advice on what to do to lesson bad effects. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for good advice. It's a hard decision to make, especially when the hospital staff isn't that great. (3 replies)
... It was scary, but went well in the long run - I had a few small polyps which were removed. I have to say this is a wonderful test - because it doesn't just diagnose! I was asleep for the procedure, but I do remember three bad cramps - probably when the tube thingy was snaking around the colon! Despite my terror it was well worth doing. The prep was not bad at all - I've read... (6 replies)
... Would the prep make you stomach ache and nausea? ... (6 replies)
... How did your Colonoscopy go!! ... (6 replies)
The best advice I got from anyone was to stock up on magazines in the washroom (simple, but true.)
Daisy (6 replies)