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... Modern surgery has a whole range of sedation to choose from and only as much as is required is used. ... (7 replies)
... persistent diahhrea for a couple years, bloating, really thin or flat stools. Had a fecal occult which was negative a few months back. Anyway, I scheduled the colonoscopy and had it Wednesday. ... (3 replies)
... I would go for the colonoscopy. ... (19 replies)

... I would go for the colonoscopy. ... (19 replies)
... with your procedure. By now I am sure you have left but I just wanted to say that I have had 3 colonoscopies and the first 2 I had versed but the last one my dr used the "Micheal Jackson" drug as the Nurse called it, I can't spell it. ... (4 replies)
... I got a little nausea but once I used the bathroom, I was fine. The process was quite easy and I didn't have any cramping or discomfot at all. ... (10 replies)
... s pumped in to be able to better visualize the entire inner colon surface. The combination of pumping in air and pressure rounding the bends can be uncomfortable for some people. It depends on your anxiety and pain tolerance level. ... (22 replies)
... I don't understand what your mean, if they used this kind of sedation and let you are somewhat aware during the endoscopy procedure was used and cooperated with them? ... (7 replies)
... When I have my colonoscopies, I am given a wonderful sedative that you wake up from immediately after the procedure, fully awake with no hangover. I think it was Versed. However, when I had an endoscopy done (at a different time than the colonoscopy) that medication was bad. It took a long time afterwards to become awake and alert and I felt like I was in a stupor most of the... (7 replies)
... My Doctor told me he will put me under general anesthesia. I hope i remember nothing! Karen (9 replies)
... My first colonoscopy was 6 months ago. ... (9 replies)
... Had 6 months of chemo, which ended in late October '06. I am coming up on the 1 year anniversary of my surgery, and am scheduled for a colonoscopy on March 9. I am a little nervous about it, but I think I'll be fine...My question concerns the sedation for my scope. ... (9 replies)
... Archie is correct... conscious sedation IS actually safer than general anesthesia. Conscious sedation allows you to drift in and out of sleep and usually forget much of what went on, all the while making you comfortable during the procedure. ... (7 replies)
... It is a safe, effective means of visually examining the full lining of the colon and rectum, using a long, flexible, tubular instrument. It is used to diagnose colon and rectum problems and to perform biopsies and remove colon polyps. ... (19 replies)
... the degree of anxiety you are feeling and how detrimental this 2 week wait will be for you? ... (68 replies)
... which combination you go with AFTER the chemoradiation, you will always get the oxaliplatin. I origanally had a port put in right before my chemoradiation and for the first week of those treatments, I was on the 5FU only. That is when I just could not tolerate the pump so I switched to the Xeloda pills. ... (8 replies)
Colon cancer
Feb 11, 2007
... t off having a baseline colonoscopy done until I was 56, and agreed to it only then because I wanted that out of the way before I scheduled hernia repair surgery for a large ventral hernia from a hysterectomy done in '95. ... (5 replies)
Back on the Boards
Aug 26, 2006
... he sedation. I am not sure what I was given recently on two occasions but all I know is that I fell immediately into this wonderful sleep and woke feeling great! Sedation is not what it used to be...it is more sophisticated and easier on the system now. ... (13 replies)
Back on the Boards
Aug 25, 2006
... Hi all..I am back on the boards after having been absent for about a year. Does anyone remember me? ... (13 replies)
... You can be sedated for a colonoscopy with lung disease though they will probably keep it very light. It will be by IV Versed. I have emphysema and have had it both ways. ... (13 replies)


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