A 64-year-old male asked:
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Need unsedated colonoscopy?

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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 you.
Answered on Jan 9, 2020
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