Do I go to sleep during colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is the most effective way to screen for colorectal cancer. It is also the best to way to diagnose diseases of the colon. After questions regarding bowel prep, people often have questions regarding sedation during colonoscopy.  Do I go to sleep during...

The best way to prep for colonoscopy

  Colonoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a flexible tube with light and camera at the end to look at the inner lining of a person’s large intestine (colon). It can be used to diagnose and treat diseases of the colon. It is the gold standard for screening for...

Is coffee a clear liquid diet for colonoscopy

  Coffee is the most popular beverage in America. Worldwide, about 1 billion people drink this beverage every day. People love coffee for different reasons. For some, it is the boost in brain power and energy they get from the drink. For others, it is the social...

What food can I eat before colonoscopy

Just because you’re scheduled for colonoscopy, does not mean you have to starve. You can eat before your colonoscopy. The kind of food you eat depends on your health problems, previous cleanliness levels during colonoscopy and your doctor’s preference....

How to Handle Belly Pain after Colonoscopy

Belly pain after colonoscopy is uncommon. When it happens, it can be due to many reasons. What causes belly pain during colonoscopy Less experienced physician. Type of sedation used. Patients feel less pain when propofol is used compared to IV sedation with fentanyl...