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Old 01-26-2009, 07:28 PM   #1
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Phobia/Anxiety

This is very embarrassing question, but I have to ask. I have a severe phobia when it comes to doctors and needles. I am 52, so based on my age I should have had a colonoscopy 2 years ago. Instead of an IV, is there a different procedure they can use to put me to sleep, in order to do this. I have talked to a psychologist before and it did not help, so please don't tell me to do that. My husbands response, is just get over it!

 
Old 01-29-2009, 05:15 PM   #2
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Re: Phobia/Anxiety

Try sharing this with your doctor. Phobia's are individual and only someone who shares the phobia understands how paralyzing they can be.

 
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