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how long should I wait to donate plasma after having a colonoscopy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Stein
23 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Having a colonoscopy is safe, but some patients can be dehydrated afterwards. In addition, there is a risk of low grade fevers after the procedure. Wa ... Read More
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Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: You should wait at least a week after a colonoscopy to hydrate yourself and also to limit the infection risk in the plasma.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
no probelm: Colonoscopy should not affect your health in anyway to prevent you from doing what you want to do.
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Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not a wise plan: Both are pretty large stressors on the system. You might want to consider separating them by at least 24 hours or so. Hope this helps!
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Follow your doctor's: Advice. It takes time for polyps to turn into cancer, but you do not know what is in the colon that was not examined by sigmoidoscopy. You can wait a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You are fine, now: Colonoscopy has very little if any after effects. Nearly all subjects are back to normal work next day. So you do not need to have any restrictions af ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably: If nothing is found that is fine. All too often waiting a long period of time, that is when colonoscopy should at least be initiated at age 40, one f ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Scheduled procedure: Waiting for colonoscopy is OK Date is allotted per urgency of diagnosis.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not clearly: At your age of 23, colon cancer would be highly unlikely. Both conditions can cause rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids may cause discomfort and swelling at ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
3-4 days: The purpose of colonoscopy is to detect the presence of a malignant lesion, hopefully when asymptomatic. If a lesion is defined as a malignant growth ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Cannot say: but, typically colon cancer develops in stages, atypia proceeds to cancer, then it develops the ability to metastasize. Cancer goes from the INSIDE th ... Read More
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