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Colonoscopy prep didn t work

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Glycerin suppository: Buy some glycerin suppositories, use one as directed. That should open the floodgates for all of the things you took from above to empty your colon.
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 35 years experience
Enema: Try a Fleets Enema (these are sold over-the-counter). You can also take over-the counter magnesium citrate orally or several servings of Miralax (pol... Read More
Dr. Mabria Loqman
Bariatrics 39 years experience
Reschedule Colonosco: Without a good bowel preparation, colonoscopy will not give enough information. Speak to the doctor doing the colonoscopy and see if this should be de... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 16 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Initially, you will have brown stool-colored results after colonoscopy prep. Eventually the goal is clear return or clear-ish with occasional flecks ... Read More
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 member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: The prep is an electrolyte or osmotic solution designed to keep fluid within the bowel wall and cause diarrhea. Taking a dose in a short time will not... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
47 years experience
Yes: They dissolve completely and are no problem. Suggest you avoid the red and purple.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Some times : If you have significant diarrheal losses from the prep there can be some electrolyte changes. In most patients these are mild and get corrected. If yo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 9 years experience
No time at all: your colonoscopy prep should have been done with Go-lytely a mixture of laxity r and electrolytes which stops any electrolyte depletion. If not, you c... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Not bad, good: If you are constipated and get fast relief, this is very good! Celebrate that you can get such a robust response, increase your fluid intake regularly... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It is similar: Both procedures require complete cleaning up of the Colorectal area. So the prep is not any different.
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