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A 29-year-old female asked:

How much coconut water do i have to drink before i replenish all the lost electrolytes after the colonoscopy prep?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
How do you FEEL?: i would drink tap water until you are satisfied, unless you physician directed you otherwise
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Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Drink to thrist : It is hard to ascertain the amount needed without get a BP checked and or labs. Best option is respond to your symptoms. If thristy drink fluids including water, electrolyte solutions and/or coconut water. If you are dizzy light headed then a formal check is needed. Once u are back on regular diet and fluids your body should correct if there are electrolyte issues. Best of luck
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