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colonoscopy prep with fever

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They dissolve completely and are no problem. Suggest you avoid the red and purple.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
26 years experience Dentistry
Unfortunately yes : Don't drink it too fast-there is no rush.Some people spread it over an hour.Try drinking through a straw so you can't smell it.See if your doctor will ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Some doctors use a small bottle of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) with 2 32 oz bottles of gatorade, this can be further assisted with a liquid diet for ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Other options : There are many preps available. Options will vary with the endoscopist. It is best to discuss this with your doctor as he is the one who will advise y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
46 years experience Internal Medicine
All: As long as there is no bulky fiber (fruit/vegetable products), protein should be 100% digested in the small intestine. As you get closer to colonosco ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
24 years experience General Surgery
Normal: Nausea is very common with colonoscopy prep. You can take antinausea meds or take the prep more slowly.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends on the prep: Frequently, I use Dulcolax to speed up GI transit and reduce the amount of time. Usually i tell patients to alot at least 3 hours after they finish th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is similar: Both procedures require complete cleaning up of the Colorectal area. So the prep is not any different.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Suprep, movie prep, golyte.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
When its gone: continue the prep till its gone to get the best results.
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