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... My colonoscopy is this week, and right now I have a terrible cold. I can hardly breathe, my throat hurts and my head is pounding. I've been using Vicks vapor rub, drinking plenty of fluids and sucking on hard candy to ease my throat. ... (2 replies)
... Yes,CD it does get better in that I don't get that feeling as much anymore but I still get it once in a while and, it seems, as strong as always. ... (83 replies)
... There is flexibility in the timing of taking the prep liquid. It is also helpful to go on a no residue diet the day before the all liquid diet. That way when you drink the prep there will be less residue in the intestine that needs to be expelled. ... (2 replies)

... First of all, let me say that no two people are alike and that your results may differ from mine. With that said, I would like to detail my recent colonoscopy in hopes that it may enlighten those who have yet to have one and those who may have had one a while back and things are always changing. ... (2 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)
... 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 free one. PM or instant message me for for the link. ALSO get Omega's with a flax seed or fish oil capsule daily. ... (20 replies)
Jul 29, 2007
... As mentioned before, I just had my third colonoscopy and have a few tips and some info for you, based on my experiences with the test. ... (25 replies)
Jul 26, 2007
... I just had my third colonoscopy and have a few tips and some info for you, based on my experiences with the test. ... (6 replies)
... As dwallech said the prep can interfere with one's electrolyte balance. this would account for the shakes and fainting as could being slightly anemic. If you are aware of an existing anemia please make sure the doc already knows about it. ... (19 replies)
... yes, the post that said...drink like, 8 oz every ten or 15 minutes. And make sure its cold. I dont know what size the jug was for mine. Looked bigger than a gallon to me. With white powder in it. It really didnt taste like anything. It was trying to drink that much. My hubby was my cheerleader. ... (5 replies)
... this is the first time i am posting on this forum, but i have been following for the past 2 months. ... (7 replies)
... Prior to the prep have a bowl of chicken broth and a bottle of sport drink or pedialyte to start your electrolytes off in good shape. ... (3 replies)
Mar 13, 2009
... I agree with Bonnie, if you can handle eating light the day before you start your prep the easier it will be to get cleaned out. ... (8 replies)
... This is my first posting a thread for my personal experience with chemo and cancer. A lil back story... in early August of this head I felt bloated and had pain in my lower side. After almost a week I went to the urgent to get checked out. ... (0 replies)
... Buy a magazine. ... (17 replies)
... The swollen gland is probably from sinus drainage or if you have ever had tonsillitis. ... (3 replies)
... I was instructed to have only clear liquids the day before the exam. Broth, Jello etc. nothing red. At 6pm the evening before the day of the exam. ... (9 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
Aug 1, 2005
... After an hour it subsides but you can some 'squirts' for a few more hours after that but without the same urgency. Don't go out though. Stay at home and near a bathroom. ... (30 replies)
... I made my concerns clear to the dr last week on the phone. He said that if for any reason, I wake up, he will stop and give me more medicine. He told me that he had patients in the past who went to another clinic and had trouble. ... (8 replies)
... This is DEFINITELY not stupid. You know, I knew there was chemistry between you and me from the start. My wife is a severe sexual abuse survivor, has had issues with paps, delieveries of our children, and yes, colonoscopies. ... (11 replies)

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