A 30-year-old member asked:
What should i expect when i go in for a colonoscopy? how painful/uncomfortable is it?
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Dermatology 33 years experience
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy may be done in a doctor's office, clinic, or a hospital. The test is most often done by a doctor who works with problems of the digestive system (gastroenterologist). Some family doctors, internists, and surgeons are also trained to do colonoscopy.
During the test, you may get a pain medicine and a sedative put in a vein in your arm (iv). You many not remember anything about the test.
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Last updated Mar 29, 2021
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