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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Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

One of the most annoying places to find algae growing in a fish tank is on the surface of the light hood. Its presence diminishes the light, detracting from the appearance of the aquarium; and its ... Read More »

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 »

Why can't I get the gas for anesthesia?

We do mask inductions on little kids because we can hold them down when they get squirmy. A mask induction is slow - it takes a few minutes to get a kid knocked out. There is a part of that calle... Read More »

What does anesthesia feel like?

You most likely wont remember it so it wont feel like anything. But if your worried about your folks catching an embarrasing video of you i would try and keep quiet while your on it or you will end... Read More »