Having experienced an exruciatingly painful colonoscopy a few months ago i,m facing a sigmoidoscopy

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Having ecperienced an excruciating colonoscopy a few months ago i,m facing a sigmoidoscopy in a few days.last time i had gas and air and it was worse than childbirth.now i,m very nervous i will insist on sedation. can anyone tell me how much you can feel with sedation?

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    I had a sigmoid done a good few years ago so my memory is slightly hazy.  I dont remember it being painful more like bloody uncomfortable,that was without sedation.  Just out of curiosity why are you havind a sigmoid done so soon after a colonoscopy?  I'm due a colonoscopy in a few days time and am going to have sedation, pain relief and gas and air

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