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A 21-year-old male asked:

How to maintain electrolyte balance during colonoscopy preparation? should i drink mineral water and sport drinks?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Electrolytes: Colon prep is not likely to affect the electrolyte balance of normal adults significantly. Drinking these sport drinks will not hurt you and perhaps help the economy.

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