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... As you indicated, I guess I have to just wait for the results and hope for the best. Do you know approximately what percentage of the polyps removed during colonoscopy turns out benign? ... (11 replies)
... fear nothing at this point.did the surgeon(doctor) reveal color of the polyps??? chances are that if he didn't and they were removed they are benign...however just don't get nervous and wait for results. i have gone through 3 of these procedures.i was told of my last one that i had 3 of them(polyps) he did reveal the color of (grayish) to me and the size were quite large,my... (11 replies)
... Never fear a colonoscopy. I dreaded that process the same as you. I found it routine. ... (4 replies)

Oct 2, 2010
... I got over my fear of the fasting part by actually practicing it a few times. I wish I weighed less anyway. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks all, you were all right, the fear was a heck of alot worse than the procedure. ... (5 replies)
Mar 10, 2009
... First of all, the colonoscopy is not bad at all. You don't remember a thing. The only part you want to avoid is the anxiety connected with the anticipation. ... (8 replies)
... Hi guys, well as the title says I'm getting my first colonoscopy tomorrow. I been constipated for years, days would go by without even going once, then when I do very little comes out. ... (11 replies)
... Honestly my biggest fear before the colonosopy was that they would not be able to get a good vein, so I drank and drank and drank all day prior. ... (5 replies)
... Hello TatCat, Wow, you really made my day ! I am so glad that I made a difference. These darned ovarian cysts cause so much worry and fear in so many women because they are so common (or so I found out). Although my cyst is a simple cyst and therefore less likely to be dangerous, I was still pretty scared when I first found out. I was very fortunate to have doctors that... (10 replies)
... You scheduled yourself for a colonoscopy for a good reason and you MUST go through with it. The odds of puncturing the colon during routine colonoscopies are very very very small. ... (5 replies)
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Jan 1, 2008
... New symptoms over last 2 months have been building. anxiety, fear of radiation from CT Drs have ordered, fear of perforation from colonoscopy, fear of findings. ... (6 replies)
... Norton, you are not the only one with a fear of doctors, believe me! ... (22 replies)
... Well EXCUSE me. I think the origin of this thread was not getting a colonoscopy it was a FEAR of it and yes I gave my "two cents". ... (22 replies)
... eally am scared of doctors and I give myself acute anxiety by diagnosing myself via the Internet. But I have finally come to the conclusion that hypochondria and fear is OK as long as I take action when there's something wrong. ... (22 replies)
... You're right Maya47 but for some reason I can't make myself go and I hope I don't wait until it's too late like my Mother did. I have this intense fear and dislike of doctors and I haven't found a way to get over it. ... (22 replies)
... I agree with LESLIETOO. Please get your colonoscopy. It truly is no big deal. I put it off and put it off -- I am now stage IV and have been undergoing chemo for 8 months. In addition, because I put all of this off I developed a life-threatining condition called necrotizing fasciitis (commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria) from a tumor that leaked from my rectum into my leg.... (22 replies)
... Another thing to consider is chemotherapy for colon cancer usually takes 6 months and is accompanied by various side effects. Your colonoscopy will take 1 day and remove any polyps before they have a chance to develop into tumors. ... (22 replies)
... ies she just became too weak. my mom is the only person in my family who has ever had it. but i know that there is still a chance that i could get biggest fear about getting a colonoscopy is being drugged..i would rather be awake. that might sound ridiculous, because of the pain. ... (22 replies)
Aug 5, 2007
... I have it done 3 times already and never have gas problem. I only hate the preparation. (25 replies)
Aug 5, 2007
... Those of you who have had it done was the gassiness afterward. I guess the part I dread the most is the car ride home with my husband and I fear not being able to control my wind!! It's a pretty short ride but still, how embarrassing. ... (25 replies)

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