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

posted 13 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

Let me know how your operation goes praying for you Just breathe

posted 10 days ago

@A MyCOPDTeam User that was why mine was in surgery...for precaution. When my kidneys failed my pulmonary DR. stayed with me the first 12 hours in ICU. Well he or his… read more

posted 10 days ago

@KarenKayHawkens thanks very much for that info it puts my mind @ ease a bit enjoy ur day and breath easy

posted 9 days ago

When the orthopedic surgeon wanted to do surgery, my Respirologist said no. The proposed surgery wasn't a real necessity - I can survive without it. My COPD &… read more

posted 9 days ago

@ Shannon Tomson my docter told me the same that's why I'm having my catterac removal in a bigger hospital where all help is available easy breathing every one

posted 8 days ago

I'm sure having COPD doesn't mean you can't have anaesthesia. In the U.K. you normally have a discussion with the anaesthetist as I believe there are different kinds… read more

posted 7 days ago

@A MyCOPDTeam User having the safety of your pulmonologist there is a true comfort to me. I can't take the regular drug that most people take to put them under because… read more

posted 7 days ago

versed i think may be the name of drug used to give you a twilight sleep for colonoscopy. I had one and was fully alert - doc had to give 2nd dose of it - still did… read more

posted 5 days ago

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

posted 2 days ago

It's because the medicationsare sedatives that they have to use to put you to sleep or in twilight can make you stop breathing when you have COPD. When I was diagnosed… read more

posted 1 day ago
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