Digestive Diseases Frequently Asked Questions

Will I go home the same day?
Patients are usually only here about two hours.

Is there a possibility of staying longer?
Yes, if the doctor has decided on further testing.

Will I experience pain during the procedure?
A pain medication is given to eliminate discomfort.

Will I sleep during the procedure?
The physician will order conscious sedation medication, enabling you to sleep during the procedure.

Should I bring a change of clothes or pajamas?
No, we will provide appropriate clothing.

May I bring relatives? May they come with me during the procedure?
You may bring a relative or a significant other with you; however, they cannot be with you during your pre-procedure. If you have been sedated, you must have a responsible adult (18 or older) who can accept discharge instructions and drive you home.

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