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... Archie is correct... conscious sedation IS actually safer than general anesthesia. Conscious sedation allows you to drift in and out of sleep and usually forget much of what went on, all the while making you comfortable during the procedure. ... (7 replies)
... When we do a colonoscopy or Endoscopy procedure , the doctor use a conscious sedation to has the patient to lose consciousness for a while, I like to know this sedation’s detail information and if this kind of sedative is pretty safe. I mean “safe” is the patient will be recovered consciousness soon and wouldn’t be lost consciousness forever by accidentally. (7 replies)
... I just had a colonoscopy on Wednesday. ... (19 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)
... 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)
Aug 5, 2007
... of course any procedure has some risk to it but by and large the risk is very minimal for these types of things. ... (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)
... Good for you! Congratulations! It really is NO BIG DEAL! ... (6 replies)
Mar 30, 2006
... Get that colonoscopy scheduled!!!! With your family history it is vital that you get scoped every year or two. A hemoccult test only tests for the presence of blood in the stool which could be caused by hemorrhoids, benign polyps or cancer. ... (10 replies)
... persistent diahhrea for a couple years, bloating, really thin or flat stools. Had a fecal occult which was negative a few months back. Anyway, I scheduled the colonoscopy and had it Wednesday. ... (3 replies)
... I dreaded, feared, worried about having a colonoscopy so much and I'm in my 50s. They are no big deal. ... (1 replies)
Apr 8, 2006
... ng was due to hemmorhoids, etc. by my Internal Medicine doctor. To make a long story short, the bleeding got worse and by the time I turned 31 it got bad enough for me to self refer to a gastroenterologist. I was scoped and they found a golf ball sized tumor... Stage 3C Adenocarcinoma. ... (10 replies)
... I'm thinking it is probably safer than the more powerful stuff they give for serious surgery. ... (7 replies)
... I had conscious sedation with Diprofan and had an upper edoscopy exam as well as the colonoscopy. the worse part for me was the gas I experienced afterward. My tummy looked about 7 mos preg but the gas passes quickly within a few hrs. ... (10 replies)
... First of all, no you PROBABLY won't be able to go back to work. This is only because you will have some form of conscious sedation and you really shouldn't drive afterwards. Many people wake right up while others are groggy for the day. ... (10 replies)
... As for the procedure... I am assuming he is planning to use "conscious sedation. ... (4 replies)
... I was put completly to sleep and came out fine. I worried about it for a long time, but, it was very safe. Nothing to worry about. I have an irregular heartbeat and mitral valve too, and still was safe. ... (7 replies)
... You can MOST CERTAINLY ask for conscious sedation. ... (19 replies)
... the hardest part is waiting for the biopsy results! ... (2 replies)

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