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Can i eat mashed potatoes before a colonoscopy

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
47 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.

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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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Generally, avoid red food products before your colonoscopy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 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
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Iced liquid fine will never reach colon.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No: It is probably too late by now!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Nothing solid by mouth is the typical colonoscopy prep. You can drink clear juice and water, and suck on jolly ranchers candy/non fruit popsicles but ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
Safe: Yes, there is no hazard to eating after colonoscopy.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
- Select Specialities - 52 years experience
In a word, NO!: You should stay on clear liquids only until up go 7 am and nothing at all in the 4 hours before your procedure!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
Nuclear Medicine 22 years experience
Follow instructions: The procedure center will instruct you to not eat or drink from the night before, except for a galon of colon prep (golytely) solution used to clean t... Read More