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Doctor insights on: Best Colonoscopy Cleanser To Use

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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What is the best prep material for a colonoscopy?

What is the best prep material for a colonoscopy?

Each doctor: Has their own preference based the effectiveness , most commonly used one is GoLytely (polyethylene glycol) , one of the most effective one speak to your doctor , remember good prep is needed for good examination and needless repeat that you have to take responsibility to prepare well before your examination. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy tuesday at 2:30pm, what is the best way to get cleaned out because i don't think i can do the peg 3350&electrolyte prep due to taste. Help?

Colonoscopy tuesday at 2:30pm, what is the best way to get cleaned out because i don't think i can do the peg 3350&electrolyte prep due to taste. Help?

The : 1/2 liter peg preps are pretty well tolerated especially movi prep which is the one i use. You need to discuus the prep with your doctor immediately so they know you have issues with the prep and may need an alternative or to reschedule your procedure. ...Read more

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Is concious sedetion for a colonoscopy not recommended for people w anxiety disorder? Full sedation best? Propofol ?

Is concious  sedetion for a colonoscopy not recommended for people w anxiety disorder? Full sedation best? Propofol ?

Conscious sedation: Is safer and relaxes you so you do not remember the the procedure. You are in a twilight type sleep during the procedure so it is fine with anxiety. ...Read more

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What is the difference in diagnostics between mri, cat scan and colonoscopy? Which one is best for identifying problems?

What is the difference in diagnostics between mri, cat scan and colonoscopy?  Which one is best for identifying problems?

Depends: Mri and ct scans are noninvasive imaging techniques. They have their own inherent advantages and disadvantages, and to compare them would be too complicated here. Colonoscopy is invasive, where a camera is extended via the rectum into the colon to see what the inside of the colon looks like, usually for cancer screening. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the best gastrointestinal doctor for colonoscopy?

Does anyone know the best gastrointestinal doctor for colonoscopy?

ACG: You can go to american college of gastroenterology website gi.Org and find a board certified gastroenterologist in your area. ...Read more

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Which procedure is best to diagnose stomach Bloating. Endoscopy or Colonoscopy or and why. Thanks ?

Which procedure is best to diagnose stomach Bloating. Endoscopy or Colonoscopy or and why. Thanks ?

Probably: neither is necessary as most often these symptoms are due to an imbalance between fiber and fluid intake, either too much fiber or inadequate fluids including excess caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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What is the best flavor of that drink for the bowel prep for colonoscopy?

What is the best flavor of that drink for the bowel prep for colonoscopy?

Your choice: Colon lavage preps are designed to "wash through" the gut without being absorbed. As such, flavors used are restricted to sugar-free products (sugar promotes water absorption), & should avoid colors that stain the gut (red-colored preps are particularly troublesome when searching for bleeding sites). Commercial flavor choices: cherry, orange, wild berry, lemon-lime, pineapple, or no flavor added. ...Read more

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