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bleeding during colonoscopy prep

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: You obviously need the colonoscopy.
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Dr. Michael Murray
32 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Small amt of blood will not cause problems with colonoscopy. Continue the bowel prep and have the colonoscopy to diagnose the problem.
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Call your GI MD: The fact that you have more llq pain is of concern; were you to have acute diverticulitis, it would merit immediate treatment; call your GI dr. For ad ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no.: Avoid red and purple, but orange doesn't usually cause much problem. Be sure to consume a lot of liquids, too. Check with your doctor's office, they ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: As long as the candy is being consumed during the prep time, that should be fine.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
No time at all: your colonoscopy prep should have been done with Go-lytely a mixture of laxity r and electrolytes which stops any electrolyte depletion. If not, you c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Good question: This is certainly a question that comes up often in my practice. There are many tricks, but the most common are changing the prep (of which there are ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
It is : Possible but not recommended. A clear liquid is anything you can see through and most yogurts I have seen are not clear!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
23 years experience General Surgery
Normal: Nausea is very common with colonoscopy prep. You can take antinausea meds or take the prep more slowly.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Anesthesiologist: Inform your anesthesiologist that you get nauseated after procedures. They can give you something during the procedure to reduce your post-procedure n ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Take a break : The prep is not getting through your system quick enough, take a break for an hour or so let the nausea resolve, the start again, if your feel nauseas ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Drink slowly: drink slowly the liquid as tolerated. Some preparations are "low volume" (2 liters or less) and easier to tolerate, and may be the preferred prep if y ... Read More
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