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How long does it take for a colonoscopy and endoscopy at the same time

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Short sedation: EGD(upper endoscopy) can be as short as 5 minutes, with biposies most of them accopmlished in ~15 min. Colonoscopy takes longer, most fit in the timef ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Nausea from these procedures is not common. You will be able to eat a few hours after the procedure, may be even sooner. As soon as you recover from t ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
45 years experience General Surgery
About 40 minutes: An UGI endoscopy usually takes 10 min while a colonoscopy wihtout polypectomy or other procedure, usually takes about 30 minutes.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable time: A colonoscopy and endoscopy at the same is called a bi-directional. There are variables that affect the amount of time such as skill of the operating ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Same as colonoscopy: There is no additional prep for the upper scope.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not good...: Please NOW call your endoscopist who knows what transpired during your procedure, andwho can advised you to seek medical attention with an urgency ap ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: The half-life for Xanax (alprazolam) is short, about 12 hours.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Some patients react: to the type of anesthesia used during the procedure that can remain in your system for a few weeks. More than likely you are responding the air they h ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
16 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin D: Yes you can take with above medication and it will not affect endoscopy/colonoscopy.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Usual medications: Nothing special needs to be taken after these procedures unless directed by your doctor. You can resume your usual medication unless you are taking a ... Read More
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