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can i take fybogel after a colonoscopy

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Laxatives: There are a variety of materials used to clean out the colon before colonoscopy because if there is stool in the colon it will be difficult if not imp ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
45 years experience General Surgery
About 40 minutes: An UGI endoscopy usually takes 10 min while a colonoscopy wihtout polypectomy or other procedure, usually takes about 30 minutes.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable time: A colonoscopy and endoscopy at the same is called a bi-directional. There are variables that affect the amount of time such as skill of the operating ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: Depending on your normal bowel function and the foods you consume after your test, many people resume normal bowel movements the next day.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Usual medications: Nothing special needs to be taken after these procedures unless directed by your doctor. You can resume your usual medication unless you are taking a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
A few hours: The laxatives are very powerful!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Try Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) with the clear flavored gatorade. It may make it easier for you. Usually, each dose of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Mostly water: The weight lost during preparation for colonoscopy is mostly water and could be gained back in one day. However if the weight loss is due to some path ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Scheduled procedure: Waiting for colonoscopy is OK Date is allotted per urgency of diagnosis.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: to get the best results, which will result in the highest quality colonoscopy, you should take the preparation exactly as prescribed in your colonosco ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ogden
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: A full colonoscopy can be very uncomfortable, even painful. I would certainly NOT recommend it in an awake state. Your body's response to conscious p ... Read More
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