A 34-year-old member asked:
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is it ok to eat orange jello during my colonoscopy prep?

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Dr. Stephen Lloyd
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no.: Avoid red and purple, but orange doesn't usually cause much problem. Be sure to consume a lot of liquids, too. Check with your doctor's office, they might have unique restrictions/limitations. The red jello can get confused with fresh blood!
Answered on Aug 27, 2020
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Probably ok: But best tocall your endoscopists office and ask their preferences and for clarification.
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Usually its clear: Liquids the day before colonoscopy. Jello is fine but not oranges. Some people recommend avoiding red color jello so as not to creat any confusion dur ... Read More
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Yes: Generally, avoid red food products before your colonoscopy.
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