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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?

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Dr. Creighton Wright answered

Specializes in surgery

Medications: Golytely, (polyethylene glycol) dulcolax or magnesium citrate with or without an enema just before test. Iv sedation, and scope!

Answered 2/6/2014

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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.

Answered 2/13/2014

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