COPD Question

Why does my Gastro Dr have to get a signed okay from my Lung Doctor to put me to sleep he needs to do a camera test on my stomach!

Also my regular Dr would not put me to sleep to do a colon test ??/ Please everyone have a good day and Just Breathe

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I have decided not to have the test if the problem gets worse I will check more into it but for now the bad out weights the good! Have a good day and Just Breathe

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