A 43-year-old female asked:
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i have a colonoscopy scheduled in 4 days...is it safe to take benadryl and/or a decongestant?

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: You can check with your physician to be certain but I don’t see this is a problem
Answered on May 7, 2018

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