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How Do I Cope With Fear Of Getting A Colonoscopy And Endoscopy Next Week
Speak to your doctor: Fear of an unknown procedure is natural. Having undergone the procedures myself i can tell you they are straightforward, take literally minutes, are performed in safest possible settings, & typically with you well sedated. Trust the skill & experience of your physician, & years of worldwide experience that backs the exams.Call your doctor if ?'s of scope cleanliness, sedation, & personal concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more
Gastroenterologist: These two procedures are most often performed by a gastroenterologist. The most common procedure performed after age 40-50 is a screening colonoscopy to examine the bowel for possible premalignant lesions. If neg. a follow up at 3-5 yrs may be suggested. Endoscopy or usually gastroscopy is performed for upper GI symptoms including pain , vomiting upper GIbleeding ...Read more
Gastroenterology: talk to a gastroenterologist. he will determine if necessary and perform them. ...Read more
Page 7-9 of the documents are my colonoscopy and endoscopy. I not very happy with my follow up visit with my local doctor, by what you see do you think I should get a second opinion I am still feeling the same pains that initially lead me to the ER in the
How can I get rid of my irregular motion.At times it hard & at times it almost liquid. I have gastric prob. No erosion seen in endoscopy, colonoscopy?
Hi! I'm a 16 year old going for an endoscopy and colonoscopy at the same time. As a pediatric patient, is it a common to get general anesthesia for both procedures? If not, can I request for a general? I'm absolutely terrified of having something up my **
It all depends: Typically an endoscopy and colonsocpy would be performed by an anesthesiologist. It would be up to the anesthesiologist and the patient to decide what is the safest course of action. There are some co-morbidities that might push anesthesiologist away from general anesthesia. Whether it is deep sedation or general anesthesia, one of the anesthesia jobs is to make the patient feel comfortable ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endoscopy, colonoscopy done. Polyps removed 2 months ago, all beningn. Last week hgb results 12.8. Confused. What this could be?
Sounds normal: If your concern is a slightly low hemoglobin, 12.8 is still within normal range, and I am not sure you need to be very concerned. There are many benign causes of anemia, not related to the stomach or colon, like thalassemia. Questions for your doctor. What is causing my anemia? Is it iron deficiency? If it is iron deficiency, should I have a capsule endoscopy done since EGD/Colonoscopy normal? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. Just had a endoscopy and a colonoscopy on thursday last week. Feeling very hot and sweaty. Went to market on Sat. dizzy almost fainted. sweaty?
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