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Have severe nasal congestion. Will it be safe to go for colonoscopy?

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I am scheduled for a colonoscopy Monday and have severe nasal congestion, is it safe ? YYYY@YYYY
Posted Fri, 12 Apr 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq Habib 17 minutes later
Welcome to XXXXXXX

There is no contra indication of nasal congestion for colonscopy however you still can use decongestants like xynosine nasal spray to relieve the symptoms but if you still have it till Monday, you can go for colonscopy. It is safe.

If you still have some query, feel free to ask

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