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Fat Elvis
08-28-2009, 02:00 PM
...talk about an anxiety provoking procedure. You set your appointment and then all those dark thoughts in your mind start to creep in. They say the prep is the worst part of the procedure, but for me it was the wait.


They did find a polyp, but said it wasn't anything. Thank God for that.

I guess it was especially anxiety provoking for me because when I was younger, I took my father in for one and he never came back home. They found cancer in him and he had complications from the surgery and died in the hospital.

As an aside, it seems everyone in my house must of snuck a swig of my Go-Litely (they didn't, it just seemed like it); my youngest had massive diarrhea (then vomit) and the dog decided to join in the party and pooped in the hall. To top it all off, the spin cycle on the washer went out so we have to take the laundry out until we buy a new washer. Meh, the wife has been wanting a new washer for a couple of years now. I guess she finally gets her wish.

I'm just glad the whole thing is over with; at least next time I will know what to expect.....

Scorp
08-28-2009, 02:00 PM
admit it..........you loved it!

Bane
08-28-2009, 02:01 PM
You take it up the poop chute! You are gay!

ROFLROFLROFL

Gonzo
08-28-2009, 02:03 PM
Hope the Doc didn't have his hands on your shoulders during the exam dude...

MikeMaslowski
08-28-2009, 02:04 PM
Minus the doing it yourself thing, you must feel alot like Josh Mcdaniels.

Demonpenz
08-28-2009, 02:07 PM
rock hudson

Scorp
08-28-2009, 02:07 PM
Holy Jesus Maslowski that avatar is outstanding!

Dartgod
08-28-2009, 02:08 PM
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MikeMaslowski
08-28-2009, 02:12 PM
Holy Jesus Maslowski that avatar is outstanding!

Thank you sir. I found it while surfing porn on spankwire. You and everybody else should add your favorite streaming adult websites to this thread:

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=198654&page=8


I feel like a spammer, but it's coming from a good place. :thumb:

BY1401
08-28-2009, 02:12 PM
Glad they didn't find anything serious.

Inspector
08-28-2009, 02:14 PM
During my last one the light bulb at the end of the scope burnt out and they had to reel back out and repalce the bulb. No big deal except the extra time allowed the meds to wear off and woke up right in the middle of their 2nd "intrusion".

Uh...ok...enough of that....not a pleasant memory and made me understand one of the many reasons why I could NEVER be gay.

It was a pretty crappy event.

vailpass
08-28-2009, 02:36 PM
Very sorry to hear about your father, I can sure see why you would be anxious about the procedure. Glad the results came back in a good way for you. What led you to have the procedure done? Age? Symptoms? Doctor order?

Demonpenz
08-28-2009, 02:45 PM
During my last one the light bulb at the end of the scope burnt out and they had to reel back out and repalce the bulb. No big deal except the extra time allowed the meds to wear off and woke up right in the middle of their 2nd "intrusion".

Uh...ok...enough of that....not a pleasant memory and made me understand one of the many reasons why I could NEVER be gay.

It was a pretty crappy event.

they shoved a lightbulb up your ass to get the gerbil out

RJ
08-28-2009, 02:45 PM
...talk about an anxiety provoking procedure. You set your appointment and then all those dark thoughts in your mind start to creep in. They say the prep is the worst part of the procedure, but for me it was the wait.


They did find a polyp, but said it wasn't anything. Thank God for that.

I guess it was especially anxiety provoking for me because when I was younger, I took my father in for one and he never came back home. They found cancer in him and he had complications from the surgery and died in the hospital.

As an aside, it seems everyone in my house must of snuck a swig of my Go-Litely (they didn't, it just seemed like it); my youngest had massive diarrhea (then vomit) and the dog decided to join in the party and pooped in the hall. To top it all off, the spin cycle on the washer went out so we have to take the laundry out until we buy a new washer. Meh, the wife has been wanting a new washer for a couple of years now. I guess she finally gets her wish.

I'm just glad the whole thing is over with; at least next time I will know what to expect.....


Glad it went well for you, I know where you're coming from.

Coincidentally, I just had my first one done this past Monday. I had been feeling like crap all summer in ways I'd rather not discuss and had really been worried about it. As I turned 50 this year the doctor decided a colonoscopy would be a good idea. Turns out I have diverticulitis and that's what had been making me sick, or at least that's what they think. They also found 3 polyps which were burned off. I'm glad I did it and I'm glad it's over.

For sure the night before was far more unpleasant than the procedure itself. I don't remember a thing about it. That's probably how the aliens get away with abducting people and giving them anal probes.

KCtotheSB
08-28-2009, 02:52 PM
Holy Jesus Maslowski that avatar is outstanding!

I prefer his signature. Then again, I did used to date a girl who was Latina and had similar massive jugs. Sometimes, I'll stare at it for a good 15 minutes and reminisce.

Don't tell the wife. STFU

seclark
08-28-2009, 02:55 PM
Turns out I have diverticulitis and that's what had been making me sick, or at least that's what they think.

so, are they treating you with antibiotics, or are they going to remove a section of your colon?
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RJ
08-28-2009, 03:03 PM
so, are they treating you with antibiotics, or are they going to remove a section of your colon?
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Right now it's neither. They pretty much gave me the boot when it was over, told me to come back in 3 years to do it again. Yee-haw. They did tell me to take ground flax seed but I haven't managed to get to a store that sells it yet.
I'm supposed to follow up with my regular doctor.

I've spent most of the summer pissed of at my insurance company and every doctor I have dealt with. I don't want to ever get sick again, it causes too much aggravation.

Otter
08-28-2009, 03:06 PM
May I ask how old you are? I want to have some sort of ritual before someone gets a ticket for going the wrong way in a one way.

I'm thinking it will involve crying and alcohol.

seclark
08-28-2009, 03:09 PM
Right now it's neither. They pretty much gave me the boot when it was over, told me to come back in 3 years to do it again. Yee-haw. They did tell me to take ground flax seed but I haven't managed to get to a store that sells it yet.
I'm supposed to follow up with my regular doctor.

I've spent most of the summer pissed of at my insurance company and every doctor I have dealt with. I don't want to ever get sick again, it causes too much aggravation.

don't mess w/it too much...i took the antibiotics for months, and all they did was make me sick to my stomach, and i couldn't drink anything. they took a foot out of my colon(spare me the gerbil jokes, guys), and i kept feeling better and better for the next few months.
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Iowanian
08-28-2009, 03:12 PM
I feel your pain.

I guess it was worth it to find out that I didn't have ass cancer.

Bonus diverticulitis Triple word score.

RJ
08-28-2009, 03:13 PM
May I ask how old you are? I want to have some sort of ritual before someone gets a ticket for going the wrong way in a one way.

I'm thinking it will involve crying and alcohol.


It's recommended for men to have their first one done at 50. If there is any history of colon cancer in your family a doctor might want you to have it done sooner. My son, who is 30, has a friend about his age whose dad died of colon cancer and he's already had one.

Honestly, there is no pain involved. The prep the night before and the anxiety are the difficult parts.

RJ
08-28-2009, 03:13 PM
don't mess w/it too much...i took the antibiotics for months, and all they did was make me sick to my stomach, and i couldn't drink anything. they took a foot out of my colon(spare me the gerbil jokes, guys), and i kept feeling better and better for the next few months.
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How long ago?

BigMeatballDave
08-28-2009, 03:14 PM
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seclark
08-28-2009, 03:18 PM
How long ago?

3 years.
the following year i had it again and had to spend a week going to the hospital every morning for an iv bag of some kind of shit. they really didn't want to take another section out, so i've really watched what types of food i eat, etc. knock on wood, i haven't had too much of a problem since then with it.

to be honest, i'd just as soon have more guts cut out than eat those damn pills.

good luck to you,
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Otter
08-28-2009, 03:30 PM
It's recommended for men to have their first one done at 50. If there is any history of colon cancer in your family a doctor might want you to have it done sooner. My son, who is 30, has a friend about his age whose dad died of colon cancer and he's already had one.

Honestly, there is no pain involved. The prep the night before and the anxiety are the difficult parts.

Rep.

That was kind of a smart ass way of asking. I'm pretty lucky in the cancer situation on both sides of the family but I know that's not what decides the outcome.

We'll discuss this at 50.

BY1401
08-28-2009, 03:32 PM
Glad it went well for you, I know where you're coming from.

Coincidentally, I just had my first one done this past Monday. I had been feeling like crap all summer in ways I'd rather not discuss and had really been worried about it. As I turned 50 this year the doctor decided a colonoscopy would be a good idea. Turns out I have diverticulitis and that's what had been making me sick, or at least that's what they think. They also found 3 polyps which were burned off. I'm glad I did it and I'm glad it's over.

For sure the night before was far more unpleasant than the procedure itself. I don't remember a thing about it. That's probably how the aliens get away with abducting people and giving them anal probes.

Very interesting.

Please, tell me more about these "aliens" and, specifically, how one might go about getting in touch with them.

TYVMIA.

Mr. Plow
08-28-2009, 03:33 PM
I'd make some rude, humorless joke at your expense....but my time is coming - rather quickly - and I'm not thrilled at all.

chagrin
08-28-2009, 03:51 PM
ahh yes, good ole dr. jelly fingers...so how was your die on the silver stallion? lol

RJ
08-28-2009, 03:54 PM
3 years.
the following year i had it again and had to spend a week going to the hospital every morning for an iv bag of some kind of shit. they really didn't want to take another section out, so i've really watched what types of food i eat, etc. knock on wood, i haven't had too much of a problem since then with it.

to be honest, i'd just as soon have more guts cut out than eat those damn pills.

good luck to you,
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Let's get to the important stuff......what are the effects of barbecue and beer?

RJ
08-28-2009, 03:57 PM
Very interesting.

Please, tell me more about these "aliens" and, specifically, how one might go about getting in touch with them.

TYVMIA.


I would contact a gastroenterologist. Apparently the aliens borrow their equipment.

Fat Elvis
08-28-2009, 03:57 PM
Very sorry to hear about your father, I can sure see why you would be anxious about the procedure. Glad the results came back in a good way for you. What led you to have the procedure done? Age? Symptoms? Doctor order?

Family history. I'm 43 so the time to get one done was approaching anyway; the doctor recommended getting one in the next year or two. I have a family that means the world to me so I thought I should be pro-active about it. Besides, it help to eat up my deductable on my insurance so I can get my new CPAP machine on the cheap.

seclark
08-28-2009, 04:03 PM
Let's get to the important stuff......what are the effects of barbecue and beer?

of course...i consume quite a lot. of both.

no popcorn, or corn of any type, really. no nuts. nothing that has seeds in it(tomatoes, kiwis)
they also tell me to eat a cup of some kind of yogurt every day. i've forgotten what kind of yogurt, so you see how well i follow that rule.
also drink a glass of that sandy tasting shit with fiber that you mix in water...can't think of what it's called, so you see how well i follow that also.

that's about it though.
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Fat Elvis
08-28-2009, 04:09 PM
My GP was pretty funny about the whole thing. When he recommended it, he started telling stories about how they used to have to do it. He then went on to talk about his first colonoscopy; apparently, back then they didn't use the type of sedation that they use now. To describe the sensation, he balled up his fist and pressed it against his other hand. He said, "It feels like someone is taking thier fist and pressing really hard against your rectum, the pressure lets up and then they are pressing again--it is like this over and over again." I told him, "Doc, I don't think that is my cup of tea; I wasn't too thrilled about that prostate exam." He shot back, "The next time I have a colonoscopy, I think I'm gonna have them do it that way again."

This morning when the doctor doing the colonoscopy asked how I was doing, I replied, "Doc, I think when you take a peek in there, you will find that I am scared shitless."

Fat Elvis
08-28-2009, 04:12 PM
Oh, and one other thing: Judging by the controls on that thing the gastroenterologists use, I would bet they are pretty good etch-a-sketch artists.

RJ
08-28-2009, 04:50 PM
of course...i consume quite a lot. of both.

no popcorn, or corn of any type, really. no nuts. nothing that has seeds in it(tomatoes, kiwis)
they also tell me to eat a cup of some kind of yogurt every day. i've forgotten what kind of yogurt, so you see how well i follow that rule.
also drink a glass of that sandy tasting shit with fiber that you mix in water...can't think of what it's called, so you see how well i follow that also.

that's about it though.
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Oh yes, Metamusil. Thus my post on the "drink of choice" thread "Rum and orange Metamusil with a squeeze of lime and a sprig of mint". Yeah, I'm familiar.

The day after I have this done I'm back at work and i stop by our office. Right away a couple of guys my age or a little older start in with some rectal humor and then discussing their own experiences. Next thing I know the conversation has turned to fiber supplements and the relative merits of tablets vs. powder. We just don't party like we used to.

I'm glad to hear about the bbq and beer. I'm willing to sacrifice, but the line has to be drawn somewhere.

Donger
08-28-2009, 05:07 PM
Glad to hear that you're okay. In your honor:

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bevischief
08-28-2009, 06:03 PM
don't mess w/it too much...i took the antibiotics for months, and all they did was make me sick to my stomach, and i couldn't drink anything. they took a foot out of my colon(spare me the gerbil jokes, guys), and i kept feeling better and better for the next few months.
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The antibiotic that you were on was made to get Alcoholics to quit drinking by and as a side effect it also works wonders on the whole GI track.

bevischief
08-28-2009, 06:04 PM
Very interesting.

Please, tell me more about these "aliens" and, specifically, how one might go about getting in touch with them.

TYVMIA.

I am sure they now know where you live and how to contact you...

bevischief
08-28-2009, 06:06 PM
I would contact a gastroenterologist. Apparently the aliens borrow their equipment.

Or is it the other way around?

Or maybe they are the aliens...

bevischief
08-28-2009, 06:09 PM
Family history. I'm 43 so the time to get one done was approaching anyway; the doctor recommended getting one in the next year or two. I have a family that means the world to me so I thought I should be pro-active about it. Besides, it help to eat up my deductable on my insurance so I can get my new CPAP machine on the cheap.

A co-worker of my found one off the internet for around $200 bucks because his insurance wouldn't pay for his after it died after 7-8 years of use. He has been using for about 6 months now with no problems.

BigOlChiefsfan
08-28-2009, 06:44 PM
For those w/family history of colon cancer, a daily baby aspirin (w/doctor's ok) and calcium supplements are a good idea.

Raised On Riots
08-28-2009, 08:26 PM
This procedure is worthless w/o pics.

dellzip
08-28-2009, 08:29 PM
interesting

bevischief
08-28-2009, 08:35 PM
Here is a link to the pictures.
http://images.google.com/images?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=s&hl=en&source=hp&q=colonoscopy+pictures&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=oIWYStXJMIWd8QaSk-i1BQ&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=1

RJ
08-28-2009, 08:50 PM
This procedure is worthless w/o pics.


The doctor gave me pictures of the polyps he burned off. I'd post them if I knew how. You folks can all breathe a thankful sigh of relief.

Inspector
08-28-2009, 08:56 PM
they shoved a lightbulb up your ass to get the gerbil out

I've always wondered what happened to the little guy.

I really miss him......sniff.....