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can i wear dentures during a colonoscopy

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Dr. Amer Alame
12 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
As : As a general rule of thumb, the more anesthesia you are under the higher the risks. If you are completely asleep the risks are higher than if you are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Need more info: Why was a colonoscopy done at age 21? What were your symptoms? Biopsies are not normally part of this procedure. However, at age 21 there were likely ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kwon
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
"Light sleep": When one undergoes a colonoscopy, often times one is put to a "light sleep" or "twilight sleep", which is a mixture of an anxiolytic (to help you not ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience Pathology
Colonoscopy: Any abnormality identified during colonoscopy should be sampled and submitted for pathologic evaluation.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Colon erythyema: Colon "erythema" just means the colonic lining looked redder-colored than was expected. This can be due to infection, inflammation, ischemia, but it ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
The nature of ulcer: Ulcers of colonic mucosa could be seen in inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease), ischemic colitis or psuedomembranous col ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
26 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Nonspecific: Erythema is very nonspecific. If there is erythema in isolation, it may not mean anything. But erythema along with ulcer, or friability (fragile tiss ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
23 years experience General Surgery
Normal: Nausea is very common with colonoscopy prep. You can take antinausea meds or take the prep more slowly.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Colonoscopies generally require slight insufflation of air into the colon... This distends it and allows your doctor to look for polyps. This distens ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually not: If there is any bleeding during resection of polyp, Epinephrine may be injected to control bleeding. Sometimes india ink or saline injection are used ... Read More
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