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Dr. Richard K. Orr answered:

What is a colonoscopy?

Look inside colon

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You are sedated (very sleepy, but still breathing on your own). The endoscopist places an instrument through your anus and then passes it into the colon to carefully exam the colon for polyps, cancer, etc. If any abnormalities are found a biopsy may be done. Typically, it is painless - the only bother is cleaning out your bowels beforehand and even that's not so bad.
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Dr. Bac X. Nguyen answered:

Is a colonoscopy painful?

Not usually..

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The colon-prep is often the most difficult part for people, not the colonoscopy itself. Often the person is under conscious-sedation and thus not really feeling the pain, or at least won't remember it. If excess is left after procedure or if you have biopsies done, some cramping may occur. Severe and worsening abd pain after suggests a likely perforation and needs urgent medical care. Good luck
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What is a colonoscopy like?

A simple test

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After appropriate colon preparation at home, arrive at the endoscopy center, change into a gown & IV is inserted. Once in the procedure room, final consent is obtained, IV sedation is given (there are options here--some patients choose no sedation, others want to be "out cold"), & a thin flexible tube with video camera is inserted per rectum & advanced, taking pictures, biopsies, & therapeutics.
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Dr. Eric Kaplan answered:

Need unsedated colonoscopy?

Most patients

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find mild sedation helpful during a colonoscsopy however many can tolerate the procedure without sedation. Talk with your endoscopist to see if you are a candidate.
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Dr. Chung-Han Lee answered:

How to prep for a colonoscopy?

Lots of options

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There are a lot of different regimens for doing a colonoscopy prep. It depends on your gastroenterologist what they prefer. Ultimate what they want is a clean prep, so you should not have any stool in your colon when they look. You will have a sense of whether your prep is complete when you look in the toilet bowl and you shouldn't see any solid material left.
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Videos the colonoscopy video?

Yes! What is the ?

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Thousands of colonoscopy exams are done daily & there are a number of videos posted on the net, including on youtube.com. Eg. Simply search for colonoscopy on Google & clicks videos. Most, as usual, are posted for promotional reasons. The internet is all about advertizing (including HealtTap), along with whatever else. However, I do not recognize a question. Do you have one? If so, what is it?
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Colonoscopy need iv insertion?

Maybe

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I have performed colonoscopies with no sedation. In that case no IV is required. Otherwise, IVs are used for propofol or versed sedation.
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Dr. John Cheng answered:

What results from colonoscopy?

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This is a good screening tool used for the appropriate age group in screening for colon cancer.
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Colonoscopy: what can I expect?

Not bad

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The most annoying part is the bowel cleanout the day before. You have to drink a fluid that makes you have enough bowel movements until your stool becomes clear. The colonoscopy procedure itself is usually easy. When you go home you will have some abdominal discomfort and bloating. Sometimes you can have a little rectal bleeding as well.
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Dr. Arie E. Pelta answered:

Do I really need a colonoscopy?

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When either 45 or 50 yrs old or of bleeding or other symptoms also pending family history
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