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I HAVE TO HAVE A COLONOSCOPY WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT

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I HAVE TO HAVE A COLONOSCOPY WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT
Hi--just to help me has nothing about the colonoscopy been discussed with you so far?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

JUST THAT I HAVE TO BE ON LIQUIDS FOR TWO DAYS AND TAKE THIS STUFF TO MAKE ME GO TO THE BATHROOM.

OK--that's called the prep to clean your colon of all fecal material. You'll have several trips to the bathroom the day before the procedure. As for the colonoscopy itself, you'll be given some intravenous sedation beforehand which will put you in la-la land and you won't remember anything
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

how will i feel after any side effects

You'll need to have someone drive you home and you'll probably be somewhat tired and groggy for the rest of the day but otherwise nothing else to worry about
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