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Can Pregnant Women Get A Colonoscopy
I had a da vinci total hysterectomy 9 weeks ago and a colonoscopy 3 weeks ago. I look like I am 7 months pregnant and it just continues to get bigger?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Is it safe or a good idea to get a colonoscopy before pregnancy or after giving birth? I'm 34/f with family history of colon cancer.
1st colonscopy @ 35: With a family history of colon ca, screening begins at @ 35. Hopefully you won't have polyps (like me). As long as you're not pregnant it should be safe. But remembering "those days", i'd do it before not after. The risk is really being too busy and forgetting or not having the time to have the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What will happen to me or the baby if i got a colonoscopy/egd done two weeks after conception? Why gis don't like to do colonoscopy on pregnant woman?
Remote: The only pregnancy-specific danger might be the choice of which anesthetic your gastroenterologist uses and at what stage in your pregnancy you get it. Generally speaking, the greatest danger to the fetus from exposure to outside chemicals occurs in the first trimester, so if the procedure can't be put off until after delivery, i would at least wait until 14-15 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im due for a colonoscopy but just found out im 3 weeks pregnant will i still be able tohave the procedure many thanks?
If i'm pregnant and scheduled for a colonoscopy, what will they give me during the procedure for pain and anxiety?
I had a colonoscopy last week and didn't know i was pregnant. What are the risks now. I just had a miscarriage 2 months ago?
Unlikely : Up to 15-20% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. Colonoscopy is very unlikely to be at all relevant. Why did you have a colonoscopy? Was it inflammatory bowel disease? That may be more relevant to viability of pregnancy. (ibd under good control is better for pregnancy outcome). Talk to your pcp, GI doc, and OB about your concerns. ...Read more
To what extent is it to take fentanyl and versed due to a colonoscopy while I am pregnant considered safe?
Elective procedures: At 31 yo and pregnant, a colonoscopy may not be elective. Sedation for a colonoscopy is not mandatory- it is elective. The colon prep to clean your intestines poses more danger than you think. The water shifts and not eating to maintain a clean colon poses the greatest danger to the foetus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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