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Can I eat chocolate chip cookies the three days before a colonoscopy

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: You will be doing your cleanse the day before and this will have probably cleared out by then anyway. If not, the cleanse will take care of it. Good L ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
NPO 6-8 hours: before colonoscopy is recommended. No other restrictions unless otherwise stated by your doctor.

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Discuss: You will be uncomfortable without sedation. Discuss with anesthesiologist what happened last time. There are many other medications except Propofol w ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: I think you will be uncomfortable without any sedation. Talk to the anesthesiologist. A blend/mixture of several medications carefully injected will ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not for 24 hours: You need to be on liquid diet for a couple of days before colonoscopy and have nothing by mouth for 12 hours before the procedure. You should have re ... Read More
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Today but probably good to hold off on Wednesday and Thursday
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Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Colonscopy: Depends on the prep that your doctor gave you. Follow those prep instructions
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Very common colon .: Torturous colon is common variation of shape of colon ( much more curves and twists") It can make colonosocpy technicly difficult and sometime only p ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Anal irritation: Your anal area was irritated by the procedure. Your symptoms will pass in a few days.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure: Your colon was likely cleaned out completely for the procedure. Not going to the bathroom is not really constipation as its defined by hard bowel move ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
51 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See you endoscopist: Important to rule out sbclinical perforation. See your endoscopist and get plain x-rays of your abdomen
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Call the Doctor: Let the doctor who did the colonoscopy know that you have some questions. The diarrhea and abdominal pain is not related to the colonoscopy. They know ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: TES Remember how you "prepped" for the test. You EMPTIED your bowel!!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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