How to prepare for a colonoscopy

Preparing for a colonoscopy? Watch to learn what to tell your doctor before the procedure, how to do the bowel prep, and what to expect before and during the procedure.

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17 Replies to “How to prepare for a colonoscopy”

  1. I'm geting my butt in fast seeing my brother just had Colin cancer thank god thay got it all had to take out three feet out thay whoud had Cout it in time but because of covert 19 the polyps ternd to cancer

  2. I have had a few colonoscopies and found that a cup of Picoprep taken 2 hours prior to taking the colonlytely usually does the trick. My mother used to have to drink the 4 litres of Colonlytely because she had diabetes. She was told that she could not use Picoprep due to her illness. If you don't have diabetes, I can't see why you would need to drink 4 litres of colonlytely.

  3. I have lot of problem.High blood pressure and it out of control.I am just 27 years old.I take bp medicine but it can,t protect. What can i do?

  4. i have to schedule my first colonoscopy… and just the idea of having a tube put in my butt is stressful and scary.

  5. I had my colonoscopy 2 days ago and I was a bit scared so I opted to have sedation but that didn’t take, in the end went through the whole thing without and it was super easy little discomfort but nothing to worry about. Worst thing was drinking the laxatives and basically peeing out your bum 😂

  6. Had mine done today, went fine decided to take laughing gas as if I had the injection to feel sleepy I would off needed someone to keep an eye on me overnight. Fortunately for me I just had Piles (haemorrhoids

  7. I had one yesterday. They can put you out(anesthesia) or you can stay awake. You can choose. They knocked me out. I didn’t feel a thing. I didn’t remember any of it. The last thing I remember is the nurse getting me to lie on my side. If you choose anesthesia, you must have someone drive you home. No taxi, no bus. They won’t discharge you until your person picks you up. The hardest part will be the prep drink. You will feel squeaky clean inside. Stay close to the washroom. Good luck. Better to go through colonoscopy than colon cancer. Good luck. Get colonoscopied today.

  8. I’ve had them done every 2 to 3 years since i was a kid . Had all manners of prep . Yes some preps are Better then others.

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