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... 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)
... Norton, you are not the only one with a fear of doctors, believe me! ... (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)

... and it would MEAN SO MUCH to you if he would just have the colonoscopy just this ONCE. ... (9 replies)
... If your doctor recommends a colonoscopy you should follow the advice of your doctor. Telling people to go against a doctor's orders is irresponsible. ... (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)
... and it was even harder to get the colonoscopy scheduled. It is finally scheduled for next Monday. ... (1 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)
... 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)
Colonoscopy
Jul 27, 2007
... Jesse, I've had three colonoscopies, one proctoscope and one flexible sigmoid. Trust me when I say that by far, the colonoscopy, with its sedation and even with the day of prep beforehand, is the way to go...the meds given lull you to sleep, you don't feel a thing and won't remember the procedure afterward. The pain during the proctoscope was unbearable and the sigmoid I was... (25 replies)
... Thank you for your quick reply. My husband refuses to have a colonoscopy but he will have the MRI. He has had several diviticulitis episodes for the past couple of years. These can turn into cancer if not watched closely can't they? ... (7 replies)
... I had before surgery. I had never had a colonoscopy and was absolutely terrified of what would be found. During a surgery a malignant growth was discovered. Six weeks after surgery I had my first colonoscopy. ... (10 replies)
... 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)
... Never fear a colonoscopy. I dreaded that process the same as you. I found it routine. ... (4 replies)
... o are actually stricken with this disease! I really wish I could help! I just know I will now advocate the importance of a colonoscopy! There's really nothing to fear and I know what to expect when I have one again in the future! ... (8 replies)
... Everyone's support means so much to me at time like this! Other people don't really understand! They're not the one having the colonoscopy so of course they're just going to tell you what you want to hear. ... (11 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
May 25, 2005
... year followup colonoscopy this summer. I had a blood workup last week and my CEA was 171, so they are rapidly scheduling tests to see what is going on. ... (6 replies)
... I don't want to take 3 steps back to take 1 step forward. I fear I don't have it in me to begin ALL OVER AGAIN. Then again, my wife keeps saying, if I go by this philosophy, WHEN will EVER be a good time to have this done? ... (11 replies)
... ve undergone sedation once before, with an endoscopy, an did ok, though the heart rate was up considerably. I really need to hear the more "positive" side of the colonoscopy procedure, if there is one, so I will somehow get the guts to schedule this very important test. Is this a really terrible ordeal, or better than people say? ... (4 replies)
Cry For Help
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)




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