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How bad is a spinal tap or lumbar puncture?

Especially interested in anyone who wasn't sedated. I've been awake for my endoscopy and colonoscopy with sedation which everyone else doesn't remember. I'm scheduled for one and ...

Posted 15 Nov 2012 11 answers

Propofol vs versed?

is there a big difference between these two medications? going for the colonoscopy and was wondering if i had a choice which should i ask for. i have had versed before during some cortisone ...

Posted 9 Jul 2013 7 answers

Why does Propofol burn SO bad when injected?

I went for a colonoscopy yesterday. All I can remember is screaming because of the horrific pain at the Propofol insertion site. The Dr. Told me there would be " a little burning"! Had I ...

Posted 7 Aug 2013 7 answers

Does Methocarbamol contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or Naproxen?

I take one methocarbamol 750 mg nightly for leg cramps ("charlie horses"). I have to have a colonoscopy soon and I am to stop taking any drug that contains any of the above medications a ...

Posted 26 Jan 2013 2 answers

Magnesium Citrate - I have to drink magnesium citrate for a colonoscopy tomorrow and I've already?

... drank 10 ounces and still have not had a bowel movement will I have one before the procedure and if not will they still be able to do it

Posted 20 Jan 2015 1 answer

Pristiq - Can Prestiq cause issues with medical sedation for unpleasant procedures?

i had a colonoscopy and a gastroscope on Monday. It was recommended I take my Prestiq with minimal water three hours prior. The surgeon used I.V. sedation and freezing of my throat. Well she could ...

Posted 9 days ago 0 answers

Can a colonoscopy be reversed after chemo treatments?

I had surgery for what was thought to be diverticulitis and was found to have stage 2 colon cancer. I was in intensive care for 6 weeks since I got cepsis. I recovered and had chemo for the cancer as ...

Posted 18 days ago 1 answer

Does Dexilant cause colon polyps???

I'm 44 years old and have been taking Dexilant (60 mg - 1 pill/day) for over 3 years. It has helped my GERD tremendously. When I was 40 - I had my first colonoscopy. I had zero colon polyps... ...

Posted 29 Apr 2015 1 answer

What tests are required to be prescribed Harvoni?

I have HCV Genotype 1 but never had a liver biopsy, only blood tests. My pcp says a colonoscopy and endoscopy are required first. I don't hear anyone talking about what is required test wise ...

Posted 22 Apr 2015 1 answer

Suprep - How does it really taste? I always need an anti nausea prior to other preps?

I have had colon cancer and need to have a colonoscopy every two years due to a genetic condition. Too much stress and the prep just makes it worse. So, does the Suprep really have a tolerable taste?

Posted 9 Apr 2015 0 answers

I have a stabbing aching pain in my stomach( right side), my stomach feels pushed out and hard?

Theyve tryed a gastroscopy, colonoscopy, an xray to look at my bowel (they looked fine- no constipation) and an ultrasound to look at my gallbladder ( gallbladder was fine and my appendix was not ...

Posted 2 Apr 2015 1 answer

I am 46yrs old female have has crohns disease for 17yrs. Never surgrery on my bowels but several?

Abdominal surgeries. I just had colonoscopy that showed several 6mm ulcers in sm.bowel. But my symptoms are abdominal pain around belly button, and severe bloating. Today its 42inches when normally ...

Posted 9 Mar 2015 1 answer

No results from suprep bowel prep kit after 7.5 hours?

I took 1st 1/2 of prep at 7 pm. Still no results and it's 2:42 am. I'm supposed to take the second 1/2 at 4 am. I am losing hope. I followed directions and drank additional two 16-oz ...

Posted 10 Feb 2015 0 answers

Has anyone stopped the Prev Pac after a few days?

Recently I have had some minor discomfort when I ate. Nothing I couldn't handle. It actually went away if I walked after I ate for maybe 20 minutes. But the doctor ordered an Endoscopy and ...

Posted 15 Mar 2015 0 answers

Is a colonoscopy just routine after a kidney stone?

husband was admitted last week for a kidney stone which showed up on a scan after being in pain but he's got a letter thru saying he's got to have a colonoscopy done with no explanation as ...

Posted 27 Feb 2015 0 answers

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