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Can I eat applesauce before colonoscopy

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Yes: Ingest semisolids up to 12 hrs before colonoscopy. Then use GoLytly and take a Fleets emema the night before surgery. Problems are encountered when ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Clear liquids: are better unless you want to do a second prep.

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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Not satisfied.: Most hate the stuff. I would just drink some water. The other stuff may confuse those looking at you colon and you will have to do it again. May not ... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Colonoscopy: You probably have had your colonoscopy by now. Congrats! You did it. For future reference, you need to follow doctor's orders and not eat anything.... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No: Follow the colonoscopy preparation so that endoscopist will be able to see well your colon. Failure to have a clean bowl may result in poor visualizat... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Nothing to gassy: Since most people are a little bloated after a colonoscopy, i tend to recommend foods that are not too gassy right after a colonoscopy. Otherwise, eat... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: No, when they tell you nothing by mouth for your procedure, they mean nothing. If you expect to get sedation for your procedure then your stomach nee... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine 27 years experience
No: No- for 2 reasons-1/ it can make visualization more difficult, 2/ you will be sedated, and do not want to run the risk of aspirating food into your lu... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
46 years experience
Avoid red/orange: The red jello leave a liquid that can be confused with fresh blood. Better to avoid. Other colors are fine.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Generally, avoid red food products before your colonoscopy.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
General Surgery 19 years experience
Usually its clear: Liquids the day before colonoscopy. Jello is fine but not oranges. Some people recommend avoiding red color jello so as not to creat any confusion dur... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Iced liquid fine will never reach colon.