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side effects of super colon cleanse

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
IBS: Is often due to signals from the brain through the autonomic (automatic)nervous system. The commonest cause in my experience is sugar in the diet beca ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
The road to health..: ...does NOT lead through your rectum. Colon cleansing can cause vomiting, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, jaundice & kidney failure. It was di ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
I am not aware: of any medical evidence that relates colon cleanse to acute diverticulitis. There is evidence that chronic laxative use can lead to colon motility pr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
See below: Bottle of mag citrate one time followed by a fleets enema 4/5 hrs later.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Colonoscopy: Only in preparation for colonoscopy or prior to surgery on colon. There is no health benefit from "colon cleanse" procedures.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Why: Why are you doing a colon cleanse? Is it for a medical reason? These cleanses otherwise generally are not meaningful.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
18 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: Depends on what you mean by "natural colon cleanse." technically, the colon is cleansing itself all the time, as long as we eat enough fiber to give ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Bad Medicine: Amazing. Here is your question as a physician see's it. I want to live healthy and I am undergoing a colon cleanse to get rid of toxins and such. But, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 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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