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how long does it take for colon cleanse to work

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not helpful: Cleansing of the colon is a common prescription by alternative medical practitioners for a variety of GI and other problems. The colon is very effect ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I assume ur bedtime is later than 9pm. If so, 2+ hours should provide enough time for ur contraceptive pill to be absorbed through ur GI tract and pa ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Colon cleanses are not medically indicated and just give you diarrhea from laxatives in them. Metamucil is a fiber suppliment and bulking agent
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No formula works. Colon cleansing is a complete waste of time.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't waste health: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question.There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diet Myths: Nope. Not in any way. This is a false myth.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: that defeats the purpose. The colon cleanse is supposed to cleanse the colon. If you eat while on the cleanse, you're undoing what the cleanse is doin ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Never necessary: In my opinion, cleansing is worthless.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't waste your $: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to colonics. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleans ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
It is not safe: to do anything to your gi tract without your gi specialist's approval, if you have significant Crohn's disease.
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