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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Nothing to gassy: Since most people are a little bloated after a colonoscopy, i tend to recommend foods that are not too gassy right after a colonoscopy. Otherwise, eat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, if...: If a person enjoyed tofu without problems in the past, then she can have tofu the day before her colonoscopy... As long as she drinks the prep drink a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: No, when they tell you nothing by mouth for your procedure, they mean nothing. If you expect to get sedation for your procedure then your stomach nee ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Within an hour: Usually you can have fluids in recovery and should be able to eat abreakfast within 2 to 3 hours. This depends on how you feel and if you have any na ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
36 years experience General Surgery
No restrictions: Once your colonoscopy is completed, you should be allowed to resume a normal diet as soon as you are awake.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
27 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: No- for 2 reasons-1/ it can make visualization more difficult, 2/ you will be sedated, and do not want to run the risk of aspirating food into your lu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Follow the instructi: Your doctor's office should give you instructions to follow in order to have a good prep. Otherwise your test will be cancelled as the preparation is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
30 years experience General Surgery
Anything, generally: Depending on your doctor's preparation, you can often eat a regular diet until the day before your colonoscopy. A light breakfast the day before, and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
38 years experience General Surgery
Colonoscopy Prep: The prep for a colonoscopy might differ from doctor to doctor, but generally speaking most will advise that the patient eat no solid food while the pr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Liquids: No solid or soft foods ar allowed on the day of the prep. Any liquid that you can see through (clear liquids) is allowed--tea, black coffee, water, ju ... Read More
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