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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. ... (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)
... I am doing my colonoscopy prep today and will have my colonoscopy tomorrow morning. I have had other ones, and hated the prep. ... (13 replies)

... I just had a colonoscopy on Wednesday. ... (19 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)
... I had 103 fever the day before colonoscopy but I took tylenol and temp came to normal. Doctor was OK with that. ... (2 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. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks! I'll give my nurse a call. ... (2 replies)
... In the ascending colon, a 3 mm diminutive, sessile polyp was seen and removed completely with regular cold biopsy forceps. ... (11 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
Feb 3, 2006
... I have a colonoscopy on March 7 and just got the instructions. ... (30 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... age or if you have ever had tonsillitis. My two glands just at the top of my neck are permanantly swollen and scarred because of repeat throat infections couple with sinus infections. They are the size of golfballs. When I have a cold or infection they become more swollen and hard. It is quite painful. ... (3 replies)
... With a possible obstruction, and this whole edema issue to boot, what should I be eating? ... (23 replies)
... much for sharing. It is amazing how everyone's stories differ. Everytime I hear or read another story it just confirms further how important it is for me to have a colonoscopy done. What you said about gaining weight and just being sick a lot really hit home. ... (3 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 26, 2006
... So, worry less and less. Even though I KNOW how difficult it is. It's like, if you get a cold that won't go away, you're thinking the worst! Believe me, it happens to all of us. ... (28 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)
... As a veteran of several colonoscopy preps, I found the best way to handle the phosphosoda was to get it very cold, put it in a shot glass, chug it down in a few quick swallows, then take the beverage it was supposed to be mixed with followed by chocolate Italian ices which killed the phospho taste. ... (9 replies)
... well it is 4:30 in the morning and i took my Golytely this morning- will have a colonoscopy today-- i couldn't drink the entire 16 cups of that awful stuff but i drank enough to get clear of poop----- 1/2 yesterday and the rest this morning. I admit to being terrified i could have cancer- i hate even writing the word. thank you for your encouragement. I will let you know the... (20 replies)

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