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I Have A Cold Should I Cancel Colonoscopy
I'm scheduled for a colonoscopy Friday. Over the weekend I get a cold and my Asthma has flared up. Should I reschedule. You have to cancel 48 hrs ?
Asthma flare: Having a cold is not an issue but having your Asthma flare up is a potential problem. You will be given some sedation and pain medication prior to your procedure and some of these might have an adverse effect if you are actively having an asthma flare. I would advise to reschedule and check with your Primary Doc to see if you need a short course of steroids in the meantime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to have a colonoscopy when I'm having some post nasal drip issues? Not sick with a cold or anything.
Had fever that went away. Now chest cold and diarrhea. for 1 week straight. Colonoscopy last year was normal. Is this common with chest cold?
I recently had a colonoscopy, and the doctor completely removed a sessile polyp from my descending colon using cold forceps (size of polyp unknown). I?
Can i take maxalt (rizatriptan) for a migraine if I am using suprep for a colonoscopy tried cold pack?
Yes however..: It is safe to use a Maxalt (rizatriptan) for a serious migraine but be advised you may be more lightheaded than normal because of the suprep. If you need to take the maxalt, (rizatriptan) lay down and avoid standing suddenly. If you are worried about needing to race to the toilet on the suprep, and have taken a maxalt, (rizatriptan) wear a depends so you can move slowly and safely without worrying about an "accident"! ...Read more
Have head, sinus, ears, teeth are hurting. Getting sick, have colonoscopy wednesday can I take anything like cold & sinus or what else?
Tomorrow I am having a colonoscopy and endoscopy, with anesthesia. I have a slight cold runny nose, no fever. Will it be okay to have it done?
Probably: If you are not having a fever, greenish drainage, or shortness of breath he will most likely be okay to proceed with the colonoscopy and endoscopy. However, he will need to check with your doctor to make sure he will proceed with it. I would definitely check with them prior to performing your bowel prep so that you don't do that unnecessarily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may not be very: comfortable but there is no specific restriction for this procedure. You will receive some twilight anesthesia so potentially this could be a reason to wait as well as the potential to infect the operators and nurses doing your procedure. If it is elective it would probably be in the best interest of everyone involved for you to wait until you are back to full health. ...Read more
Is it ok to have endoscopy and colonoscopy procedure with a common cold, blocked nose sore throat slight cough.. If under sedation ?
Wait until resolved: Unless there is an urgency to do these tests, the patient should wait until resolution of the upper respiratory infection before having the upper endoscopy and colonoscopy completed. Even with sedation, there is diminished reflexes such that increased secretions may pose a slight increased risk. ...Read more
Not sure what the: Question is. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. If this answer isn't what you were looking for > re-ask. ...Read more
Common cold: Most colds are viruses that have to run their course. If you are blowing colorful secretions, yellow or brown , or very whitish and are running a fever, you may have a bacterial infection that needs antibiotics drink plenty of fluids and take over the counter cold remedies for the nasal congestion and or headache you may have. Take it easy until you are feeling better so your body can heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold symptoms: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, feeling tired, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). Symptoms cold symptoms usually start about 2 or 3 days after you came in contact with the virus, although it could take up to a week. ...Read more
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