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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is nonspecific sy: Your symptoms are not anything serious to justify anymore testing, as you already have done a lot. I would hold off any further interventions and eat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy: A colonoscopy passes through most all of the colon, but may be limited by anatomical variations in individuals which may impede a full look at the col ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Bergum
20 years experience Family Medicine
Blood glucose: You need to check your blood glucose level. You may be low and may need calories. .
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
AM mushy stool: This AM loose stool, which may be urgent, is often due to an exaggerated gastrocolic reflex where as soon as food enters the stomach, marked peristalt ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Colonic biopsy: Suspect that the colonoscopist is just being extra thorough and cautious. Give them a gold star. This is just very detailed and careful medical practi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
12 years experience Medical Oncology
Lots of options: There are a lot of different regimens for doing a colonoscopy prep. It depends on your gastroenterologist what they prefer. Ultimate what they want is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots of diarrhea: There will be some cramping and lots of diarrhea. I like to see the bowel prep looking like "mountain dew" and not "yoo hoo".
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Each doctor: Has their own preference based the effectiveness , most commonly used one is GoLytely (polyethylene glycol) , one of the most effective one speak t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Don't be eating : A delicious meal in front of them while they are taking their prep!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Hydrotherapy: Hydrotherapy prep is becoming more popular for colonoscopy. It is performed only in some places, but if you google it you can find one near you. Bas ... Read More
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