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Why Did I Wake Up And Say Ouch During My First Colonoscopy
Going for a colonoscopy tomorrow. I'm being put to sleep. I am scared i won't wake up, what should I do?
Let go: It is sleep like that induced by too much alcohol or deliberately brought on by a sleeping pill only you will be watched carefully by a doctor during the whole time and you will be woken up to go home when it is done. Colonoscopy can get uncomfortable since air is used to separate the walls of bowel so the inside surface can be carefully examined. The worst part is the preparation the day before. ...Read more
I vômited during a colonoscopy. Now the dr says I should be intubated. I don't want general anes , what are my options?
My mother just had a polyp removed during her colonoscopy. She was 10 years past due when she finally had her first. Am I still higher risk?
No: If she was 60 and the 1 polyp was found, you are still recommended for colonoscopy at age 50. If you have 2 first degree relatives with colorectal cancer or with advanced polyps or if your mom was less than 60 and the polyp was advanced or colorectal cancer then you would need colonoscopy starting at age 40 and every 5 years thereafter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a gastro damage colon during colonoscopy? Husband had severe pain for 6 months after. Gastro said it was his crohns. Husband says different pain.
Yes and No: There is a risk of perforation during colonoscopy but this is usually an acute complication requiring emergent surgery or treatment. Having pain this late could be his crohn's which can affect the GI tract from the mouth to the anus. If having pain he should follow-up and be evaluated by his gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a test for hyplori bacteria t'was + very, colonoscopy, endoscopy and i was treated two times with different meds. Nw i wake up evry mrn w abd pn?
I have had both an endo and colonoscopy and both only concluded I had an inflamed colon. I was diagnosed with IBS 2 years ago. Wake up in pain daily
Scheduled a colonoscopy. Chose twilight sedation. Gastro commented on patient that kept talking and had to sedate a lot, hard to wake up. Oversadation?
Anything possible: Some people react adversely or excessively to doses of sedatives that do not affect others. Have no idea what happened in the situation you describe. Ask the doctor. ...Read more
7d post-colonoscopy, no BM, nausea, bloating, reflux, abd pain, back pain. Tried fiber supp, MiraLax, (polyethylene glycol) prune juice. How else can I wake up my colon?
Usually: Most physicians in the us sedate their patients before colonoscopy. This means you are awake and extremely relaxed, but many patients due tend to fall asleep with the medications. However, not every physician practices this way and it should be something you discuss with the physician performing the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't be: A colonoscopy is usually done with mild sedation so you won't feel anything or remember anything. It takes about 20-30 minutes. Yo will need transportation home and the rest of the day off work. Following day back to the normal grind. Day before the procedure is prep day to get your colon clean so that a thorough exam can be performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can have clear: Liquids the day before unless advised otherwise. I tell my pts to drink a lot of fluids with the prep to keep flushing the colon. You can also have broth chick/beef and jello (avoid red). Solid food is not allowed. Its worth controlling your hunger for one day than to have to repeat the procedure if not adequately prepped. ...Read more
Prep is an issue.: The night prior to the study you will take a "prep" orally, which is designed to cause significant diarrhea. Most patient's find this a little unpleasant, bad taste, large volume to drink, on the toilet all night, cramps. On the day of the procedure an IV for sedation, the procedure can be painful, depends on how easy the scope advances through the colon. Someone should drive you home. ...Read more
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