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how do you know your colon is clean

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not necessary: The desire to clean the colon relates to ancient medical theories about internal toxicity derived from the colon. The colon, thank you, is fully capa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Krajewski
21 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
FIber and Water: The best way to do so is to increase your fiber and water intake. As a normal adult, a person needs between 25-35 gr of fiber a day with plenty water. ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Fiber and water: By far the best is fiber and water. There are other salt solutions that pull water through the bowels but that is temporary. High fiber and water ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Forget about it: Colon cleansing serves no useful purpose.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Even it there was, it serves no useful purpose.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
OTC laxatives: If needing to clear the poop out of the colon, the most popular way is just to use otc laxatives that are available in any store. One should talk to o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Brzezinski
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon cleanse: Try anything high in fiber.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Colon cleansing serves no useful purpose.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Why?: 1 time 4 a procedure every 5 years is enough 4 anyone. U can buy mag so4 oyc & sleep by the toilet, and u will b clean. However in doing so u loose el ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
MIRALAX (polyethylene glycol) : Softeners plus laxatives may help you-the softener keeps your stools soft while the laxative helps to push it along and out. Miralax (polyethylene gly ... Read More

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