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what prep is required for a partial colonoscopy

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
11 years experience Medical Oncology
Lots of options: There are a lot of different regimens for doing a colonoscopy prep. It depends on your gastroenterologist what they prefer. Ultimate what they want is ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots of diarrhea: There will be some cramping and lots of diarrhea. I like to see the bowel prep looking like "mountain dew" and not "yoo hoo".
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Each doctor: Has their own preference based the effectiveness , most commonly used one is GoLytely (polyethylene glycol) , one of the most effective one speak t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Don't be eating : A delicious meal in front of them while they are taking their prep!
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Hydrotherapy: Hydrotherapy prep is becoming more popular for colonoscopy. It is performed only in some places, but if you google it you can find one near you. Bas ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Stay hydrated: Drink water throughout the day to stay hydrated. The day before your prep, eat foods that are easy to digest - avoid fried foods, cream sauces, spicy ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Probably: Make sure you drank all the proper fluids, you will be releasing waste for hours to come so its likely the colon will be clean by the time of the proc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ricker
16 years experience Gastroenterology
What to expect: The type of prep you use will give you very little variation in the end result.......Diarrhea. You should however make every attempt to follow the dir ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They dissolve completely and are no problem. Suggest you avoid the red and purple.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No, you shouldn't: It may mess up your preparation for colonoscopy.
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