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A 23-year-old male asked:

I'm having a full colonoscopy i make 3 bowel movements a day straining doctor is to flush me out check for cancer how do they flesh you out?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Medications: Golytely, (polyethylene glycol) dulcolax or magnesium citrate with or without an enema just before test. Iv sedation, and scope!
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Prescription: You will be given likely a prescription laxative to drink and instructions on a clear liquid diet to use the day before the procedure. Ask your gastroenterologist what they use.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 13, 2014

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