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... to do the test and referred me to see a specialist doctor. I scheduled an appointment to see this specialist in December 5. I think this doctor may ask me to do Flexible sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy , the Colonoscopy will be more sufficient. ... (19 replies)
... You do not have the worries of total sedation where you would need an anesthesiologist or anything because you are not "out cold." Yet from a discomfort point of view, there is NONE! ... (19 replies)
... Emanuelf: You can MOST CERTAINLY ask for conscious sedation. Or, if you prefer, they can put you under heavier so you are completely unaware, using propofol, which knocks you out really quickly, and wakes you up very quickly, without the use of a breathing tube or anything. It is your RIGHT to have medication during any procedure. Remember that. I have had multiple... (19 replies)

... and in a few I was awake and in some was out cold. The sedation used is not that strong, only enough to relax you a great deal. The anesthetic used for more invasive things such as surgery is a LOT stronger. ... (19 replies)
... and in a few I was awake and in some was out cold. The sedation used is not that strong, only enough to relax you a great deal. The anesthetic used for more invasive things such as surgery is a LOT stronger. ... (19 replies)
... however, mild sedation is given when necessary to relieve anxiety and discomfort. ... (19 replies)




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