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Is it ok to drink milk a couple hours after colonoscopy

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
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
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
NPO 6-8 hours: before colonoscopy is recommended. No other restrictions unless otherwise stated by your doctor.

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
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
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No: This can lead to residues and inadequate prep.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Colon and Rectal Surgery 38 years experience
Not a good idea: There is no way to make a bowel prep for colonoscopy sound fun or glamorous. Havingf said that, if you are going to do this, you want the best prep po... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
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
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
General Practice 17 years experience
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
Pain Management 29 years experience
No: A colonoscopy will not disclose that - but you should be honest with the anesthesiologist - certain drugs could alter your anesthetic
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
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 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Assuming you were sedated for the procedure, I would suggest you wait 24 hours. Your system should be free of residual medications.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
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 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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

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