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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
No: “Clear” soup would be chicken broth, vegetable broth type soups that are “clear”. Any creamy soup or cloudy soup that you cannot see through is not c... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
Medical Oncology 19 years experience
Right colon: A proper colonoscopy should reach the right side of the colon to the junction of the colon and the small intestine.
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
47 years experience
The entire colon: Colonoscopy examines the entire 5 foot long large intestine.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Easy: It goes to the very end of the large intestine, to the cecum and next to the terminal ileum. The distance can vary from patient to patient.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
GI doctor: Colonoscopy is a procedure typically performed by a gastroenterologist for the screening and detection of colorectal cancer and precancerous lesions, ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
next day: It should not have any after effects.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: Depending on the reason for colonoscopy perforation of the colon and bleeding can occur, though these are uncommon. See this site for detailed informa... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Nothing to be scared: About. Should take 20-30 minutes, shouldn't feel or remember anything and if normal will give you tremendous comfort and security. If positive, best t... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
It should not interfere with the procedure as the goal is to clean out the intestines. Once taken, the doses along with copious water will allow for a... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Painful condition: The colonoscopy should not cause a measurable worsening of your condition, but the procedure may cause temporary irritation and a transient increase i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 51 years experience
Yes: A colonoscopy looks at the inside of the bowel, from the anus to the cecum (right side). Many folds of the bowel are seen and a small polyp, color ch... Read More
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