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Dr. Linda Knedler
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Only the duct system: Scopes are inside the intestines. The pancreas is external to the intestines. The opening of the duct leading from the pancreas into the intestines ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Best to pump 1st: Most of the usually used sedatives, e.g. Midazolam, propofol, and narcotics, e.g. Fentanyl are out of the system within several hours. To be on the s ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Malkin
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Varies: The medications given should definitely be gone within 24h. They would also probably only be in low doses in the milk during those 24h, so some people ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
AVOID: That is an interesting question. I would try and stay away from wine before your colonoscopy because of all the restrictions. It will not be for that ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Follow the instructi: Your doctor's office should give you instructions to follow in order to have a good prep. Otherwise your test will be cancelled as the preparation is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
30 years experience General Surgery
Anything, generally: Depending on your doctor's preparation, you can often eat a regular diet until the day before your colonoscopy. A light breakfast the day before, and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
38 years experience General Surgery
Colonoscopy Prep: The prep for a colonoscopy might differ from doctor to doctor, but generally speaking most will advise that the patient eat no solid food while the pr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Liquids: No solid or soft foods ar allowed on the day of the prep. Any liquid that you can see through (clear liquids) is allowed--tea, black coffee, water, ju ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Clear liquids: are recommended for the colonoscopy prep in order to optimize visualization.Clear liquids are: water (plain/carbonated/flavored); fruit juice without ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Vomiting: Need more info, what are his symptoms. When did it start? What all investigations done.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Probably: Make sure you drank all the proper fluids, you will be releasing waste for hours to come so its likely the colon will be clean by the time of the proc ... Read More
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