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can you eat ice cream before a colonoscopy

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 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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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Follow your MD's: instructions , may not hurt bit if bowel is not prepped well procedure will be cancelled and you have to repeat. Best thing speak to your doctor .
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding can be for various reasons. This can be from hemorroids or anal fissure. Other causes can be proctitis, or colitis, diverticulitis/di ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bowell lubricant: Try a bowell lubricant such as colace (docusate sodium). If not effective add a fiber such as fibercon.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Brigham
50 years experience Orthodontics
Ice cream is fine: What interferes with fixed orthodontic treatment(braces) is hard, sticky foods, attempts to bite into some hard frozen ice treats would also be includ ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably Not a good : While it won't hurt you, you might get too many calories and have excessive weight gain. Eating ice cream is not going to be toxic however.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: Life's hard enough without worrying about everybody's scientific / subscientific advice about what you should and should not eat. This can be part of ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes many flavors: If you have celiac disease you can enjoy many flavors of ice cream. Vanilla chocolate strawberry etc. You can't have cookie dough, brownie because t ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
What's BSR-537: Don't know what bsr-537 is. If that's your blood sugar reading, you shouldn't be eating ice cream, you should be contacting your doctor immediately, a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Toddlers love ice cream, but use in moderation as there is a lot of sugar in this. However, for an occasional treat and to get some dairy, it's just f ... Read More
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