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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Look inside colon: You are sedated (very sleepy, but still breathing on your own). The endoscopist places an instrument through your anus and then passes it into the co ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Colonoscopy is usually performed with some form of sedation and if done correctly you should not feel anything or remember anything.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
37 years experience in General Surgery
Colonoscopies : A colonoscopy is a procedure where one's colon is carefully inspected with a colonoscopy, a lighted, flexible telescope. Polyps can be removed, tumors ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usually..: The colon-prep is often the most difficult part for people, not the colonoscopy itself. Often the person is under conscious-sedation and thus not real ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Duman
19 years experience in Gastroenterology
Easily can be done: Colonoscopy can usually be achieved with no sedation if the patient is willing and motivated. Talk to your doctor to see if this is a good option for ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
A simple test: After appropriate colon preparation at home, arrive at the endoscopy center, change into a gown & IV is inserted. Once in the procedure room, final co ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience in General Surgery
YES!: A colonoscopy is a safe, thorough examination of your entire colon under sedation to screen for polyps, or to diagnose bleeding issues or other colon ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Colonoscopy: This is a good screening tool used for the appropriate age group in screening for colon cancer.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
11 years experience in Medical Oncology
Lots of options: There are a lot of different regimens for doing a colonoscopy prep. It depends on your gastroenterologist what they prefer. Ultimate what they want is ... Read More
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Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
37 years experience in Sports Medicine
Age: Can I ask your age?

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