Anesthesiology/sedation

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Hi I am looking to have a colonoscopy procedure but unwilling to be put to sleep is there another way that can make this not in any way pain I would like to have nothing is this possible too.

Answer
You do not need anesthesia for this.  Mild sedeation will work or nothing.  But there is no way to not feel it other than medications that sedate you.
If you are not real anxious about procedures then you can request moderate sedation as opposed to deep sedation.

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Rex Russell

Expertise

Any question dealing with general anesthesia issues. With particular emphasis on regional anesthesia.

Experience

I am a board certified anesthesiologist, graduated from residency in 2004 from Johns Hopkins Hospital. I have since worked as an anesthesiologist first in the Air Force for three years and then most recently in Texas in Private Practice.

Organizations
Texas Medical Association Texas society of Anesthesiologists American Society of Anesthesiologists

Education/Credentials
BS, BYU MD, U of Texas, Galveston Intern-St. Joe's Hospital, Phx, AZ Internal Medicine Residency-Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

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