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is it ok to drink milk a couple hours after colonoscopy

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: You will be doing your cleanse the day before and this will have probably cleared out by then anyway. If not, the cleanse will take care of it. Good L ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
It's not advisable: Instructions for prepping before a colonoscopy suggest CLEAR liquids, which would exclude any form of milk. The fats in milk, which make it appear cr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience Internal Medicine
No: This can lead to residues and inadequate prep.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pain : Kidney damage is not common after c-scopy prep. In patients with advanced kidney disease, pre-existing , a certain prep can cause some issues. Your lo ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Muscle pain: Your muscle pains may be related to dehydration or an electrolyte imbalance after your colonoscopy "cleanout". Drink plenty of water or a sports drink ... Read More
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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
No: A colonoscopy will not disclose that - but you should be honest with the anesthesiologist - certain drugs could alter your anesthetic
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The direction: for preparation for this study differs a bit from Endoscopist to Endoscopist (the GI Doctors who do the testing) FOLLOW His/Her Instructions (Call the ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy, thirsty: Some patients will feel thirsty during the process of bowel preparation for the colonoscopy, a sign of dehydration. Normally, you can still drink liq ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
MOM for bowel prep?: Our gastroenterologist do not recommend Milk of Magnesia (MOM) as a bowel prep. Most have patients use Miralax (polyethylene glycol) (polyethelene gl ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
NPO: Means nothing by mouth. Iv sedation is usually recommended to minimize any discomfort. Hence, npo for 6-8 hours before surgery. You are not allowed t ... Read More
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