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... 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)
... Windy, looks like you'll be having your colonoscopy tomorrow. Best of luck. Mine was scheduled for tomorrow as well, but was bumped up a day to today! ... (9 replies)
... I am gald I will forget everything. I am not looking forward to the prep one bit. I am surprised as well at the ages. If I went by the normal recommendations I would get a cololoscopy 10 years before my mother was diagnosed with colon cancer and that would have been too late. I have bleeding and some other symptoms so my Dr said we should do it now. I just turned 31. I wish... (9 replies)

... I myself am 25, as mentioned had my first colonoscopy about 6 months ago... ... (9 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)
... I've had the versed and demerol for sedation and pain when I've had them done. ... (9 replies)
... I have wondered about the sedation they use. When I lived in Florida, I had them where they knock you out and immediately wake up with no effects.. ... (9 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)
Jul 27, 2007
... I just want to say that I've had two colonscopies, the first without sedation just something to relax me. It was the most horrible thing I've ever gone through next to giving birth. ... (25 replies)
... Another thing to consider is chemotherapy for colon cancer usually takes 6 months and is accompanied by various side effects. Your colonoscopy will take 1 day and remove any polyps before they have a chance to develop into tumors. ... (22 replies)
... I just had a colonoscopy on Wednesday. ... (19 replies)
... Now, we are aware that there is sedation for a colonoscopy but are told that it is not possible for a sigmoid. ... (11 replies)
... d 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)
... 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)
... I will be having a colonoscopy in a month. I have been having problems with rectal bleeding, weightloss, and nausea after BM's. ... (8 replies)
... from a tumor that leaked from my rectum into my leg. My story is on this board. Don't wait! The sedation they use is no big deal. ... (22 replies)
Jul 27, 2007
... Jesse, I've had three colonoscopies, one proctoscope and one flexible sigmoid. Trust me when I say that by far, the colonoscopy, with its sedation and even with the day of prep beforehand, is the way to go...the meds given lull you to sleep, you don't feel a thing and won't remember the procedure afterward. ... (25 replies)
... Modern surgery has a whole range of sedation to choose from and only as much as is required is used. ... (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)

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