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... I'm getting my first colonoscopy done next week. My gastro. doc. told me there was an alternative to drinking a gallon of prep. For some reason he asked me if I could handle drinking all of that and I said I don't know. ... (17 replies)
... If you type virtual colonoscopy in a search engine you may find some places that do a scan of the colon without using an invasive tube. You will have to do the prep, then air is pumped into the colon and the scan is done. ... (1 replies)
... A colonoscopy is not like a PAP test because the scope has to go through the entire colon and that involves maneuvering around the bends from the rectum to the sigmoid to the transverse to the cecum. ... (22 replies)

... I had a colonoscopy last December and used the Visicol pills. I didn't take the Mag drink afterwards though. My directions called for taking 4 pills every 15 min. ... (17 replies)
... I had my colonoscopy in February. The prep was Golytly. I hated it. By the time I finished my bm's were like water. ... (17 replies)
... As enticing as it sounds, I'm not sure I could go for 4 days without solid food. I just had a virtual colonoscopy done last week, and I used the Fleet for my prep. Trust me when I say it wasn't my favorite way to go but are any of them? ... (17 replies)
Bleeding etc
Sep 30, 2005
... I'm sure your colonoscopy will come back clear. My doctor also told me he thought my bleeding was caused by something other than cancer and he was right. ... (11 replies)
... Had my colonoscopy done yesterday. ... (17 replies)
... Town, I forgot to ask, how old are you? ... (17 replies)
... I am 36 yrs old and recently had my first colonoscopy. I was motivated to have it due to my father's recent diagnosis of rectal cancer, as well as my history of rectal bleeding. As it turned out, my test results only confirmed hemorrhoids. ... (22 replies)
Colonoscopy help
Dec 31, 2009
... Have her talk to her doctor. There are several different preps available. DH had GoLytely and just the quantity of it was enough to make me dread this test. ... (2 replies)
... My mom has had a few surgeries for which flushing out was necessary, and a colonoscopy earlier this year too. ... (9 replies)
... dont remember the name of the pill. It was with the fleet pack the doc gave him. So that must be it. My husband was having rectal bleeding. That is what got us to go to our family doctor who refered us to a specialist. My husband is fine. He had transanal excision surgery on the 25th of feb. ... (17 replies)
... Thanks everyone for all the input. Kaye, I'm glad to hear your husband is doing well. ... (17 replies)
... I think the Visicol pills cleaned me out good for the colonoscopy, the doctor just made the comment that he wanted me to use the GoLytely before the surgery to do a better job. Maybe the higher volume of fluid going through flushes you out better. ... (17 replies)
... Hi As I understand you have problems getting the sigmiodscopi due to pain - that would give you the same problem with a colonoscopy There is an alternative solution - that is virtual colonoscopy. This is done with a CT scanner at low dose radiation. You need the prep though but the procedure is totally painless as you get nothing up your butt :>) There a lot of places... (7 replies)

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