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A 28-year-old female asked:

6 y/o needs colonoscopy. please be specific on things she can have on a clear liquid diet?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Define clear liquids: "clear liquids" are any food that is not solid at room ; body temperature that will allow sunlight to pass through: ice pops, jello, broth without particles, juices without particulates, water, light tea. Avoid red-dyed foods that may leave residue that looks like blood to the colonoscopist. Confirm your selection with the performing doctor--you don't want to have to re-do the test due 2 bad prep.
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