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... I am getting an upper endoscopy tomorrow and will be getting "twilight sedation" but wish they would just totally knock me out. ... (4 replies)
Upper endoscopy
Apr 30, 2004
... I've had two and don't remember a thing when the first one was performed. I was lucid enough to know what was going on during the 2nd. I gagged just a little but the meds kept me calm enough to prevent me from panicking. I believe how much you are awake depends on your doctor, the meds used and how your body reacts to the meds. (12 replies)
Upper endoscopy
Apr 30, 2004
... Because of the valium + versad I'm given, it seems like I sleep right through, since I don't remember a thing anyway. I guess it's called conscious sedation since I'm supposedly awake. One minute I'm talking to the doctor, the next I'm aware of the recovery area and a nurse telling me I can get dressed. The doctor can monitor your anxiety level and adjust the sedative... (12 replies)

Upper endoscopy
Apr 30, 2004
... Has anyone ever had an endoscopy done and been fully asleep. I have a terrible fear of gagging and if I needed to have that test done would panic at the thought of what was being done. The same goes for a colonscopy. ... (12 replies)
... ove, this is the normal procedure. If there is no improvement after a few weeks then he would probably send you for an Endoscopy, this is what happened to me. An Endoscopy is nothing to fear, I have had three and I cant even swallow a pill and had no trouble. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you both. My worst fear (well not the worst) is that if I have crampy pains the next day I might vomit, which will lead to fatigue and ugly red blotches on my face I'm going to see if I can reschedule one or the other, or find a back-up sub. I'd like to get this all out of the way soon. I've been taking tests for 3 months now and I want it to be over. (5 replies)
... bnormalities from that then we can go to the endoscope. I am just not sure it that is worthwhile. If my symptoms get worse then jit may be better to just face my fear and do the endo. only. ... (2 replies)
... until I went to the doctor because I was having severe stomach pains that I was finally properly diagnosed. Now I'm scheduled to see my gastroenterologist for an upper endoscopy, and am left with only google for the next two weeks to learn about this bacteria. All I'm reading is giving me no hope at all!!!!! What's the point? ... (4 replies)
... rays that showed nothing unusual, and finally an upper endoscopy that showed minor duodenitis and microscopic evidence of acid reflux. The doctor felt neither of these was severe enough to cause my symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... Well, it's been a while since I've posted to this forum, so maybe I'd better recap my situation so far. I've been plagued with upper digestive problems for about 10 years. It started with nausea several hours after a meal, as well as overactive saliva glands. ... (9 replies)
... producing crystals...no problem there. Yet, while swallowing the thickest barium solution, I quickly became quite nauseous and was in great fear of vomiting all over their nice medical equipment. ... (4 replies)
... d nothing wrong thank God. The test was nothing to fear, don't remember a thing and I will go have them done again in 5 years, as the doctor recommended with no fear at all. Truly hope your test went as well as mine did. ... (9 replies)
... The pain is epigastric. Right smack dab in the center of the very upper portion of my stomach just beneath the breast bone. It's a terrible burning sensation, that won't let up for several hours. Nothing alleviates it. ... (8 replies)
... THese are on top of the two upper GI's in the past, heart scans, CAT scans and xrays. All negative. ... (9 replies)
Excess Gas?
Mar 30, 2004
... bly from the Wendy's food I ate last night. I haven't had fast food since last summer because I have IBS and can't tolerate a whole lot of it. Anyway, I had an upper scope done just a few weeks ago. I've had many over the years. I still have gastritis which can cause all kinds of symptoms from pain to nausea. ... (25 replies)
Weird Symptoms
Oct 20, 2010
... I have these exact same symptoms to a T, I'm going for an upper endoscopy tomorrow morning hopefully they will give me some answers. I've been dealing with this for Four months now and it has taken a huge toll on my life. ... (6 replies)
... Blood, Upper Endoscopy, etc. But my abdominal sonogram back in March came back showing gallstones. But it was a very "vague" report. ... (9 replies)
... life has revolved around my stomach and intestines. I was so afraid of what they might find so I didn't see a Gastro until I was in my mid 20's. I overcame the fear of the dreded upper endoscopy and did it. They drugged me up so good, I woke up asking when they were going to start! ... (3 replies)
... The barium they make you swallow for an upper GI may be flavored, but I think it's still gross!!!! I haven't had an upper GI in the last few years, but the last time I did, the amount of barium I had to swallow repeatedly made me feel very nauseous afterwards. ... (8 replies)
... g I finally went to the GI doctor and the Dr first ordered a CBC blood test along with a celiac test. Everything there was in normal range. I then went in for an endoscopy which just showed mild gastritis. ... (1 replies)


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