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A 18-year-old male asked:

what is a snack i can eat the night before my colonoscopy/gastroscopy? doc said no solid food, what is ok to eat ?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Liquids only: You can drink all the water you want. Some low residue foods like Jello are ok but no solids once you get to within 24 hours of the Colonscopic examination. You can drink tea and some of the sodas up until 12 hours before procedure...after that water only. Your Gastroenterologist will have a standard instructions which you should obtain from him or his nurse and follow them exactly.after

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