Do you need anesthesia for a colonoscopy?

Answer Anesthesia is not required for a colonoscopy and some patients do choose to have the procedure without it. However, most patients undergo the procedure by conscious sedation, which means they are m... Read More »

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Does one need general anesthesia for hip replacement?

On One Hand: General Anesthesia Is Commonly UsedGeneral anesthesia is one type of anesthesia commonly used during hip replacement surgery. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,... Read More »

Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

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I need to know why a few months ago a colonoscopy did not diagnose my cancer of the anus known as Rectum?

You have a condition called Munchausen syndrome and that is why nothing was found on a colonoscopy.

Can you die from anesthesia?

When anesthesia came out years ago, it was very different than what it is today. It is very safe and controlled. To die from anesthesia today is completely unheard of and I would have no issues ... Read More »