A 34-year-old member asked:
when can i eat after my colonoscopy procedure?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ronald Kline answered
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Within an hour: Usually you can have fluids in recovery and should be able to eat abreakfast within 2 to 3 hours. This depends on how you feel and if you have any nausea afterward. It would wise to start slowly and avoid greasy and acidic foods initially (eg, bacon sausage, orange juice). Toast, cereal, coffee/tea should be safe. Later in the day you may resume your regular diet.
Answered on Jul 23, 2020
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