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Fentanyl For Colonoscopy
Here's helpful link: ...and video: http://www.suprepkit.com/dose-instruction.htm (in English and Spanish versions) ...Read more
Gi suggested colonoscopy to check colon condition before switching from remicade (infliximab) to humira. Treated for uc. Had colonoscopy 2 yrs ago. Is this needed?
Unusual, But...: If you received anesthesia (I.V. Sedation) during the procedure as is common, and your eyes were taped gently closed for your protection while you were sleeping (or not), a minor eye abrasion needs to be ruled out. This is very uncommon, but can occur. If so, it is easy to treat and is self-limited. Speak to your endoscopist or anesthesiologist... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can someone taking morphine sulfate 200mg 3x a day, test positive for fentanyl ,although they have never taken fentanyl?
If taking 100mcgsfentanyl patch for ms, would a local anesthesia be enough for a biopsy for thyroid?
Any laxative can!: The goal of the prep is to eliminate stool. Diet plays an important role- avoiding fruits and vegetables for a couple of days helps. Then the laxatives come in. Everyone is different in response to laxatives. Doctors find "preps" they like- if you follow their instructions, you should have a complete exam. ...Read more
Had a colonoscopy/endoscopy with conscious sedation (total 65 mg versed and 350 mcg fentanyl used): full memory, in extreme pain, traumatic. Normal?
Is colonoscopy w/o biopsy reliable? Does routine colonoscopy w/o symptoms also check for anal cancer? Finally, can be cancer mistaken for hemroids.THX
Here are some...: Your Q is well taken. However, even today all what medical professionals can do is to apply current available knowledge, skill, technology, medication, common sense, & wisdom at reasonable time in reasonable way for reasonable patient. More facts: Behind what we know always still hides a lot of what we do not know. Nonetheless, what you have had should be sufficient to assure your current health. ...Read more
Yes.: That is one of the main reasons for colonoscopy. The gastroenterologist usually can see every part of the colon wall and biopsy suspicious lesions. Often this is curative if found early. While not completely true, consider all polyps to be future cancers and most cancers come from polyps. Screening should begin at age 50 unless there is a history to suggest beginning earlier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proofol: Is probably the best, it wears completely off in very short time. Benzodiazepines and narcotics, even short-acting, have a residual effect making you drowsy and possibly sick for the rest of the day. Propofol is an antiemetic. But Propofol requires constant monitoring and special skills to administer to be as safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers