I am due to have one soon.
This is NOT good news.
I have had many colonoscopies and most without a sedative and Its uncomfortable especially when it first goes in but I have never had extreme pain like your describing,except one time when I was having just biopsies done but not with a colonoscopy.Sounds like your doctor messed up or something was wrong for you to experience so much pain with it.You really need to question the doctor about it.Did they find any problems when you had it done? I hope everything turns out good for you.Thanks,pattymac
Hi. The colonoscopy, while uncomfortable, should not result in that much pain. The pain may have resulted if your doctor had difficulty maneuvering the scope because of abnormalities in your colon's inner surface (for example, if he had to guide the scope around a large mass). Of course, the pain could also result from improper technique used in handling the scope. You do deserve an explanation from your doctor and I think you should talk to him about it.
Please don,t worry i think that this is very rare, everyone else seemed very happy with their treatment. Good luck mate!!!!
I do feel 'a bit better' about it HOWEVER, I was conned into thinking a cystoscopy would be okay, and to a degree it was, but it was very, very embracing [waiting, but not the actual procedure] and their were lots of nurses [student I guess] they were short in height, wore green aprons, green masks and hats and white wellies... honestly, if I had been unconscious and woken-up there, I'd have sworn I was being probed by aliens. Again, though their was no pain, my bladder was filled [by them] and it's never comfortable to have a very full bladder, and when I pee'd after, that did hurt. That's why I got really nervous about your story of the 'other' probe, but I do feel assured after reading the replies and your last message, thank you.
I hope things get sorted for you.
My god, your freaking me out i have had 5 or so of these and have always been put t sleep, i cant believe they do them when your not asleep.
you poor thing