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Can i wear dentures during a colonoscopy

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kwon
Surgery - Oncology 19 years experience
"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
Dr. Christopher Oxner
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
Usually: Most physicians in the us sedate their patients before colonoscopy. This means you are awake and extremely relaxed, but many patients due tend to fal... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Colonoscopy: Any abnormality identified during colonoscopy should be sampled and submitted for pathologic evaluation.
Dr. Marilda Chung
Pathology 37 years experience
Colonoscopy: Usually there is no biopsy if this is done for screening (to rule out polyps or cancer) and if the doctor does not see anything. However, if the co... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Segal
Family Medicine 43 years experience
It is very unlikely due to sedation used for procedure and the lack of stimulation. Having written that, the need for a colonoscopy should out weigh a... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
A Verified Doctoranswered
28 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
General Surgery 25 years experience
Normal: Nausea is very common with colonoscopy prep. You can take antinausea meds or take the prep more slowly.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
Surgical Oncology 21 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Ask your doctor: Usually doctors will use versed, fentanyl or Propofol for sedation during a colonoscopy. Your doctor will customize your sedation based on your medi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Very rare: Cysts of the colon are extremely rare. Most when found are in the mesentery or supportive structure of the bowel. in even rarer instances as with p... Read More