The procedure is usually done in an outpatient surgery center or in a hospital.
You will be required to prepare for the procedure by cleaning out your digestive system.
If you’re embarrassed to talk about it, write it down to give to your doctor.
This means you’re going to have some awkward conversations about poop and your butt.Most people wake up with pain from the air trapped in their colon and just moving around and walking helps the gas pass relieving the pain but if you are in legitimate serious pain that is unrelieved by passing gas, the anesthesiologist and your physician have the right to administer pain medication if you need it.So, I decided to write this post to share with you the real FACTS about a colonoscopy. I’d pretty much RATHER do anything else but the truth is that it is the most important part and it can mean the difference between a successful colonoscopy screening and a bad experience.” He looked like I had slapped him and the truth is that I wanted to. I’ve done this before, and I know exactly what is involved and exactly how important it is and most importantly, I can assure you that it is not painful for most people.I asked him what caused this fear of a colonoscopy and he tried to explain to me that it was invasive and painful and if you don’t have a history of cancer in your family, it was completely unnecessary. And, if you wake up in pain for some reason, I assure you that if you communicate the level of your pain, it will be taken seriously.There is no way to know how long it will take to work but once it does, you will be in the bathroom for a while.The goal of the prep is to completely clean out your digestive system.It may help you to not feel anxious about the procedure.COLORECTAL CANCER MYTHOLOGY – Why you need to get screened.Myth 1: No one in my family has had colon cancer so I won’t get it.Reality 1: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer-related cause of death and in the US, 85% of these patients have no family history of the disease.