Day after my colonoscopy

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hello loverlie ladies,

here i am i survived the prep even though it was a bit hard it wasnt awful. I was very anxious about it and it didnt help that i had ages to wait till my turn came. I had lovely nurses, no problem getting canula in and dr popped in a mild dose of sedative, off i went to sleep and woke up later. The Dr banded 4 hemerhoids i did ask that he only do one he said truly the discomfort of one will be the same as four, today i just feel full and bit of pressure like i need to visit toilet. No polyps found, but i do have reflux mmm another menopause symptom? Or caused by anxiety? Im so relieved today, so if anyone needs this test done dont be afraid of it. It could save your life as its a screening test.

all the best girls, MERRY CHRISTMAS to everyone!🍾

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    I'm more scared of the prep..  That awful drink!!!   Wht can't they make it not as awful as everyone says..

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      Hi ,

      i was expecting the prep to taste reaaly bad, it was picoprep, maybe some are worse than others. Im glad i didnt have to drink much more of it that last glass was an effort!

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    Yes Carol, I've had several colonoscopies  over the last 4yrs or so, the prep drink & its effects are always worse than the actual procedure for me!!   Merry christmas hun. x

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    Well done! I had my bowel checked 4 years ago 😁

    Was worried sick but it's so easy and nothing to worry at all. Do it ladies!

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    Hi Carol,

    Thanks for this post!  I am also scheduled for a colonoscopy and am anxious about it, too!  

    Merry Christmas to you! xx

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      Hello lynda,

      im glad my post is relevant to you, try not to worry. The worst thing is the waiting, this is when we do the worrying. The procedure is not at a

      ll uncomfortable when you have sedation, this is a common test but its an important one. It will be over in a flash, i think the dentist visits are worse. I  hope all goes well for you! 

      Merry Christmas to you and yours 🎄

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    Something I researched and asked for was Propofol to be administered right before the procedure. Totally OUT and woke up in the recovery room. Not a hint of pain. A separate anesthesiologist must administer it...also known as Diprivan
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