A 35-year-old member asked:
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after colonoscopy, is it 24 hours before returning back to work?

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Dr. Heather Thieme
18 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes, and no driving: Yes, because of the anesthetic used.
Answered on Oct 27, 2013

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Dr. Hung Khong
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Yes: If you feel fine and had no complication, there is no reason not to go back to work. If you don't want to go back the same day, ok to go back to work ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
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Next day: You should feel fine after the sedation from medication is gone out of system which occurs in 8-12 hours.
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
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Not unless the: gastroenterologist says you need one. He may have been able to visualize your whole colon even though the prep was fair. Ask him..
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Dr. Sewa Legha
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next day: It should not have any after effects.

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