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2124601 tn?1335158969

Getting colonoscopy/endoscopy

In a couple of weeks I'm going to be getting a colonoscopy and an endoscopy done at the same time.  I've had both procedures done before (just not together) so I know what to expect as far as prep and all that other happy stuff.  :)  But having them done together has brought on some questions.  Are the scopes done in the same room?  Are they done at the same time?  Do they change how they do the anesthesia?  Any answers would be great.  Thanks in advance.
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Avatar universal
They are done in the same room, one right after the other.  Just like before...you'll be asleep and not know what is going on. It's easier to have these done together to avoid having to do the prep, and going under sedation again. I hope this helps and wish you all the best!
2124601 tn?1335158969
Thank you.  :)
Avatar universal
The prep is no fun but at least you only have to do it once and it will be the best nap of your life! You won't remember a thing. :) you won't be moved and it will not be unpleasant at all!
2124601 tn?1335158969
Thanks.  :)
212161 tn?1537898045
i had them both done at same time, easy and over with , you wont remember . keep in touch
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