Should i be scared

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Hey guys, so in about a week I'm gonna be having an upper endoscopy done and I'm scared rolleyes mostly because of the anesthesia they'll be giving me because I start to wonder the "what ifs" like what if the anesthesia doesn't agree with my body or what if something happens to me while under anesthesiarolleyes I've had anesthesia before when I was smaller but I don't remember being this scared. has anyone ever had an endoscopy done?

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    Its a breeze. I have done many.they use very little anesthesia.its quick
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    Don't worry, there's nothing to be scared of. Endoscopy is quick and easy, just don't worry too much. It's gonna be an easy breeze and you won't even know it. All I remembered was being in the room, getting the shot and the next thing I'm done and can go.

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    Change you what if's to positives, it's silly we only use what if thinking for negative thinking. Your getting this done for a reason, so what if the doc finds something that is really simple and you feel so much better and can get it taken care of. It's truly a breeze and the doctors are so qualified you will be in the best hands, and in the safest place possible. Tell your self dont worrie over something that hasn't even happened. Their are millions of people that go in for surgeries every day and are perfectly fine. You'll do great and then look back and think wow I was all worked up and worried for nothing, why did I put myself through that.

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      I forgot to tell you this an endoscope you are under what's called Twilight it is actually the most relaxing wonderful feeling ever I just had it done because I had to get my gallbladder out and they needed to check and make sure it wasn't severe acid reflux to be honest I wish they sold that medicine they use to put you under into that Twilight Stage over the counter I would probably take it every night just to relax.

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    I have not,but my husband had 2 and my son had 1. Both had what they call twilight anesthesia. Not quite out,but out enough to not feel any discomfort. I was scheduled for one once,then doc didnt think i needed it,the part i was scared of was the choking feeling i might get from the tube. I had anethesia for a colonoscopy, was the most relaxed i ever felt. And no discomfort.
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