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  1. General Discussion
    I'm wondering if there's anyone who's had colonoscopies who's also hypoglycemic? I've been told I need to have a colonoscopy done, but I'm extremely worried about the prep part the day before, since I suffer from hypoglycemia and going too long without solid food--especially protein--could be...
  2. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hey guys, I've had some success with treating the digestive symptoms of my IBS, but the constipation remains a struggle. I've tried so many different supplements and they all make my intestines irritated and uncomfortable. I frequently pass just mucus and some (fresh) blood and frequently have...
  3. General Discussion
    Greetings! Iam here to see if anybody could help out with my particular dilemma. To start, Iam a 26 years old male. Dont smoke, drink, and in good shape. I have had the following diagnostic tests: upper endoscopy - mild gastritis and NERD diagnosis colonoscopy - Nothing found HOWEVER the...
  4. General Discussion
    Maybe I'm just a bit delirious from fasting today, but as I'm drinking this horrible MoviPrep,I am having doubts about the colonoscopy I have scheduled for tomorrow. My Dr. said we are just doing this to put my mind at ease because I had some (not much at all) bleeding a few weeks ago when I...
  5. Welcome!
    Hi, I was diagnosed with IBS in about 2000 after 2 major surgeries in '97 & '98 and having to take medication (tablets) for about 10 years previous to then. My doctor (after listening to my going on about my stomach) referred me to my local hospital for a colonoscopy to check that there was...
  6. General Discussion
    I had a bout of what my doctors think is IBS. I am starting to improve a bit, I have a colonoscopy scheduled but I am a little afraid that going without eating and getting pumped with air will make me relapse. I have really felt sick after I have a bout and I don't want that too start up...
  7. General Discussion
    I had a bout of what my doctors think is IBS. I am starting to improve a bit, I have a colonoscopy scheduled but I am a little afraid that going without eating and getting pumped with air will make me relapse. I have really felt sick after I have a bout and I don't want that too start up...
  8. GI-related Diagnostic Tests
    I often have trouble sleeping and want to know if I can take a .5 mg Xanax after midnight if I can't fall asleep before my 7:45 am colonoscopy appt. I asked the woman who answers the phone at my doctor's office and she said no, but I find it hard to believe this would be a problem. Xanax is...
  9. GI-related Diagnostic Tests
    Hi all, So i mentioned in a diff thread that I'm scheduled for a colonoscopy on the 26th. I'm not really concerned about the actual procedure... im not sure if im being put fully under or just partially, but either way, my dr and my father (who has done at least 3 in his life at this point)...
  10. General Discussion
    I am contemplating having a colonoscopy and i have SIBO. I am under 50 so i have to convince my insurance but I think my gastro will help with that. It's about the only test i haven't done. I am curious if anyone else with SIBO has been able to handle the prep? Also, if you had issues after...
  11. Welcome!
    Hello, I am in serious need of support if anyone is able to give it to me. Seven years ago I went to Mexico, came home and was sick. Long story short I tested postive for Salmonella. Took the medicine and then kept getting sick. So I was tested for Salmonella again and it was negative...
  12. General Discussion
    Hello, I'm new to this and needed to vent out a little bit. I'm 27 year old, female and getting my first colonoscopy done this Friday. The only problem I noticed was my bowel movements back in May when I noticed what appeared to be a line going down them. I have occasionally pencil thin stools...
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