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Bleeding during colonoscopy prep

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Breast Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Small amt of blood will not cause problems with colonoscopy. Continue the bowel prep and have the colonoscopy to diagnose the problem.
Dr. Jerome Zacks
Cardiology 52 years experience
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 9 years experience
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
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Should not take time: Bowel prep done for routine colonoscopy will not alter electrolytes significantly , minimum shift into gut will correct itself easily. drink fluids in... Read More
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
2 days: I believe 2 days should do it
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
Dr. John Edmison
Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Basics: Some basic remedies include keeping it cold, using a straw, or mixing / chasing it with something you like. Otherwise you may need a different bowel ... Read More
Dr. Olaf Johansen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
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
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Colonoscopy: If you were advised not to eat during your colonoscopy prep then I would avoid the clear gummy bears. You want to have your colon as cleaned out as po... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
General Surgery 25 years experience
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
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 28 years experience
... clear liquids ..: Prior to colonoscopy 24 h regimen is clear liquids only, no red colors. Any dairy or protein drink are out of this recommendation . During prep drinki... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
General Surgery 20 years experience
Rectal discomfort: During the prep is from the frequent loose stools and wiping too much. Soaking your bottom in warm water and applying over the counter ointments such ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Some times : If you have significant diarrheal losses from the prep there can be some electrolyte changes. In most patients these are mild and get corrected. If yo... Read More