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A 31-year-old female asked:

I'm getting a flex sack procedure done this morning and took a laxative last night but it didn't work. should i take another one?

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Dr. Darwin Eton
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Yes: I gather you mean flexible sigmoidoscopy. If you afre not cleaned out, let the gastroenterologist know to re-schedule. He will not be able to see anything unless you are cleaned out.

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Last updated Aug 5, 2016

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