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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Liquids and laxative: On the before the colonoscopy, you will be on a liquid diet all day and either drink an electrolyte solution or take a series of tablets-both of which ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Variable: Usually a clear liquid diet for the 24 hours prior to the procedure and some type of laxative to effectively clean the colon of all stool to allow a t ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
51 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Do a bowel prep: Stay on a clear liquid the day befor the colonoscopy. Your endoscopist should give you a prep sheet outlining the kind of laxative you should use to c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Browning
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: There are many variations of "the prep", but in general you will need to restrict your diet to clear liquids the day before the procedure, and drink a ... Read More
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Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Prep med and diet: There are several commercially available prescription bowel preps that your endoscopist can order prior to th exam. There is usually a modification of ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: And most physicians / centers have a specific routine of dietary changes with laxatives, so it is ver important to follow the instructions given to yo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Several Tips: Don't drink your prep too fast. You are more likely to get nausea and vomiting if you chug too fast. Also, don't chill your prep too much. Really cold ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
You can have clear: Liquids the day before unless advised otherwise. I tell my pts to drink a lot of fluids with the prep to keep flushing the colon. You can also have br ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy.: Not sure what you mean by "fuss," but it is true that preparing your colon for a colonoscopy is more difficult than just not eating after midnight to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: I find that several preps suprep, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) snapple prep are fairly tolerable. The traditional 4 liters of GoLytely was very di ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
1 to 2 hours: You should start having bowel movements witin an hour of starting the prep. The stools initially will be formed but will quickly progress to diarrhea. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
See ans: As long as you took all of your opted drink to clean out the colon you should be good for your colonoscopy. Just be sure to drink it all!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends how bad ?: Procedure related hemorrhoidal problem usually will resolve in few days to a week . Eat high fibre diet , take stool softeners , and plenty of fluid ... Read More
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