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... Had my first colonoscopy yesterday. Bleeding occasionally for years. chalked it up to hemorrhoids or fissure and didn't get a colonoscopy until yesterday. ... (1 replies)
... I was 36 and had a colonoscopy that found a 5 mm tubular adenoma so I am on surveillance from here on out. I know I have had two now but still scared of my upcoming one. ... (2 replies)
... I agree, a colonoscopy is not bad. The prep is no fun because you can't eat the day before. Only clear liquids and of course the laxative preps they give you. ... (3 replies)

... I had a colonoscopy and endoscope of my stomach two years ago. ... (0 replies)
No Colonoscopy?
Nov 10, 2012
... it D for my immune system, as recommended by 2 Geriatric doctors, as well as Zinc and biotin. My blood vit 25 hydroxy vit D is now about 100, the maximum proven safe level. ... (3 replies)
... I had c-section 5 months ago. I arranged for colonoscopy as I see blood (after bowel movement) when I wipe (no hemorrhoid). Is it safe to have colonoscopy 5 months after c-section? Anyone has the same experience. I am going to do it in a clinic next week. But I am afraid. I have heard that it will be difficult for those who has abdominal surgery. Please help. (1 replies)
... as a little over a week ago, as it turned out all was ok this time. He told me to get it done again in 5 years. NO WAY! I will go back in 2 years to be on the safe side. This is nothing to be careless about as you know so err on the side of being overly protective of yourself. ... (6 replies)
... cancerous stage, but close to it, I was told. I have to have colonoscopy again in six months and, following that, only if it is totally clear, I will need one every three years. ... (6 replies)
... They found five polyps. Four were benign and one was precancerous. I was told to return in 5 years. I would like to schedule another just to be on the safe side. Is there any literature that says two years? ... (8 replies)
... Thanks all, you were all right, the fear was a heck of alot worse than the procedure. I have to admit, I didn't even think the prep was all that bad, I would do this test yearly if it meant not getting colon cancer! I had two very small benign polyps removed, at lease my Dr. told my husband they were benign, I don't quite know how they know that without a biopsy but... (5 replies)
... I want to encourage people to take their diet very seriously. Eat lots of RAW veggies, and raw nuts to reduce and fight tumors. Use only COLD PRESSED virgin olive oil (not all olive oil is cold pressed) to cook. I have read lots of studies on this. And do colon cleanses periodically as they will clean you out and detoxify your whole system. This one is safe. I recommend a... (20 replies)
... It's really not bad at all, and if I were to chose out of the two, either the "prep" or the "colonoscopy", I'd say the colonoscopy is the lesser of the two. ... (20 replies)
... amount they want you to consume. I won't drink a gallon of salt water, sorry. The GoLitely and HalfLitely are what most doctors want you to use and are on the safe list for as safe as they can be for a drug. ... (3 replies)
... the pain comes on when I've been standing around or sitting for long periods of time. The GE i saw said it could be muscular but best check to be on the safe side. He felt my abdomen and said he could feel no abnormalities. ... (4 replies)
... Better safe than sorry as they say. ... (10 replies)
... ve had a small amt of blood in my stool a half dozen times or so in the last year, along with IBS symptoms. My doctor was debating whether she thought I needed a colonoscopy or not. She said it was probably nothing, but she decided she'd rather be safe than sorry and told me to get one. I am 43 years old. ... (5 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)
... Hey all, had Colonocopy this am. Piece of cake! Thanks for all the support! Nothing came back unusual, did do Biopies just to be safe, so back to the OBGYN for recheck on cysts because sonethings got to be causing the discomfort and am to take Maltalax or something to regulate everything and hope for the best! The only other thing i can think of is my arthritis that may be... (45 replies)
... The good thing is that my dr likes to use alot of meds and it was nice that I did not remember the colonoscopy or the whole afternoon. The dr found no polyps and he did no biopsy. He said the bleeding is from hemorrhoids, which we originally thought. ... (45 replies)
... cancer, I freaked out. I worried for nothing, but it's better to be safe than sorry. So for those of you worried about the procedure, don't worry! ... (0 replies)

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