A 21-year-old male asked:
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how to maintain electrolyte balance during colonoscopy preparation? should i drink mineral water and sport drinks?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Mar 12, 2020
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