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... Saranne again. Well, I went to my dr appt today and she could not feel anything wrong with my stomach. She refered me to the radiological association to get a Barium Enema done. Okay, now I am scared! Is this painful and does this procedure tell alot about your colon? ... (5 replies)
... My experience with a barium enema was good. ... (3 replies)
Barium enema
Apr 1, 2008
... Thank you, thank you flint. (5 replies)

Barium enema
Apr 1, 2008
... Not painful, just uncomfortable. they put the barium in your bottom and then you are on this table that they move around, up and around. All you really feel is pressure. BUT................... ... (5 replies)
... ray, it was as i imagined it to be, not painful but embarrassing and uncomfortable. it was worth it though cause my result came negative and everything was fine. ... (12 replies)
... does insurance cover it? (5 replies)
... I am with Sammi. I have had 2 and can't even remember them. Seconds after the IV starts and them I am awake and clue less. Maybe a Sigmogoscopy (sp) would be because those they just medicate you a little and you are still awke. Anyway, good luck (5 replies)
... Are they not sedating you for your colonoscopy? Most people say they don't have any pain. I'm finding the prep to be a big problem for me. (5 replies)
... Hi kathy, There is a solution, I had a " virtual colonoscopy" through a private clinic here in Calgary. it is expensive but completely non invasive. I think I paid $750.00 2 years ago. When you think what we pay for a root canal or a break job - it is well worth it! Let me know if you want any more info. Good luck. (5 replies)
... My physician's have made attempts to complete both of these procedures; however, were unable to complete them due to pain severity (I am assuming the gas to be causing the massive pain). Has anyone else encountered this problem and if so, are there alternative methods to receive a diagnosis? (5 replies)
Back in hospital
Jan 1, 2007
... The attending doc is ordering a small bowel scan and will either do a colonoscopy or contrast enema test. I'm rooting for a colonoscopy because i am already cleaned out and they will put me out. ... (13 replies)
... Glad to hear things are improving gradually. I remember when you first posted here as a newly diagnosed patient, mine was about 3 months prior to yours. I had my reversal on Dec 30, last chemo cycle (folfox) was on Oct 6. They did have me go through a CAT and PET (with CT) scan before my surgery to decide whether to remove the port or not and rule out any possible... (79 replies)
... r suggested a barium enema,,im freaked out.. ... (7 replies)
Sigmoidoscopy
May 26, 2005
... A sig is often more painful because it is done without much in the way of anesthesia whereas a colonoscopy is done with anesthesia and sometimes you are even 'put out'. ... (1 replies)
... and was told that there were small traces of blood. They told me that it could simply be my diet, but they wanted to do a barium enema. I told them to hold off on it as I wanted to change my diet and see if it helped. ... (3 replies)
... hours sometimes. 2 months ago I got a barium enema, and blood tests, all turned out to be fine. I seem to get more bleeding when I am constipated. My stoles are brown. But when I bleed it is bright red. ... (4 replies)


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