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Not looking forward to Monday...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by trapdoor2, Mar 5, 2021.

  1. Torren61

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    That is perhaps the worst "musical" instrument ever invented.
     
  2. Recce

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    I think when you take the prep you need a seat belt for the toilet so the rocket explosion out your derrière doesn’t raise you off the seat.
    Oh, the actual Colonoscopy? I don’t know I was asleep.
     
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    When I came to, I asked them if my _ was still there haha.
     
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    Bring a good book, and keep any grandkids out of the house for when you need to let fly with verbal exasperation to match your, ummm....

    Good luck!
     
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    Hilarious!
    Overall, not a big deal, other than the time lost. I just had one, my second. The doctors and nurse were friendly, and the propofol (aka, the Michael Jackson drug) induced the most pleasant and deep sleep. I have finally learned to take this sort of thing in stride. And was very pleased with the overall results.
     
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    The peace of mind is worth it.

    Colon cancer can kill you before you even know you have it.
     
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    What I find fascinating is the timing with the Gavilyte. A couple hours before you're due in there it's still blastoff city. Get in the car with a towel and hope for the best. But it's all over. btw I can't do the Cologuard thing any more so probably have another year before the next one. Compared to what I went through last time I had kidney stones it was like goin' on vacation. Just keep telling yourself "it's only a movie" and maybe "I'm ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille".
     
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    When I had mine in 2019, I said "Isn't that what they gave Michael Jackson?" (Propofol)

    The nurse seriously said that I would be closely monitored, and that the person who gave Jackson the Propofol wasn't qualified to do so.

    The procedure is not all that bad. As had been said, you're fast asleep. It's the prep to be dreaded.

    LOL'd at the Dave Barry comments.
     
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    Monday should be fine.

    Sunday evening, however?

    Honestly, it ain’t that bad.

    Cheers,
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    They found a tumor in my upper colon during my first c/scope.... jackpot!....:lol:

    better out than in, they say...:)

    within a few weeks they took it out rather neatly with probes.... I thought I might get a nice zipper to show off...:D

    no problems since...:)

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    I've been drinking the Peglyte all day today as I'm due for mine at 8am in the morning. I'm also having my stomach checked so they are going in from both ends...hopefully not with the same camera!
    It's now midnight and the "cleaner" just started kicking in a few hours ago. Gonna be a long night.
     
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    a top and tail, eh.... I've had a few of those doubles as well. :rolleyes:;)

    all for the good really.... good luck with it all. :)
     
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    It's quite a trip the doctors make, to inner space... journey to the center of Uranus!

    Good to get ahead of potential issues. The prep is the worst of it.
     
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    Didn’t find anything of major concern....good for another 5 yrs and 60,000 miles. Didn’t find Jimmy Hoffa either!:lol:
     
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    In the end, you'll be ok.
     
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    They have a newer, more expensive prep that require less fluid but the results are same.
    I used to work in a satellite pharmacy on med/surg floor at a large hospital. Some evenings it seemed like half of entire would be ordered the colon-blow “prep”. Co-workers would be alerted to the pending “Code Brown” status of the unit!
    Good luck!
     
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    For what it’s worth, my doc ordered a Cologard which came back suspicious. I had a colonoscopy where a large polyp was found and removed. Clear margins but precancerous. I’ve been back for two more with small no aggressive polyps removed. Last time I had an upper GI too where a potential problem form acid reflux was found.

    It looks like this will be an annual event for a while. It’s not fun but it beats what happens when precancerous turns cancerous.
     
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