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Can I Smoke Before My Procedure Colonoscopy
Liquids: No solid or soft foods ar allowed on the day of the prep. Any liquid that you can see through (clear liquids) is allowed--tea, black coffee, water, juces without pulp, broths, popsicles, hard candy (ie, jolly ranchers). Avoid any red colored fluids as they may give the tissue a bloody appearance and can be confusing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a colonoscopy scheduled tomorrow afternoon. can I eat chocolate jello or chocolate pudding today (the day before procedure)?
Should the laxatives be taken one day before colonoscopy or on the same day a few hours before the start of the procedure ?
24 Hour Prep: Your GI specialist is supposed to provide you a sheet with instructions to clean your bowel. You need to avoid any solid foods for 24 hours before the procedure. During this time you need to take laxatives till your bowel movements are entirely liquid and free of any residual fecal matter. Drink plenty of liquids during this time, to avoid dehydration. Good luck!. ...Read more
Can colonoscopy aggrivate internal hemerhoids? I had no pain or external before procedure. I had pain 6 weeks in anus after, I have had piles 4 3 months
Yes, but......: The bowel prep used prior to colonoscopy can cause hemorroidal flare up, but pain for 6 weeks may indicate that you have an anal tear (fissure). Also if the piles have not gone down for 3 months, you may have thrombosed ext. Hemorrhoids. You should be evaluated by a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any substitutes to colonoscopy, i suspect gastritis but also ve pain deep in rectum as i had it before but can't bear pain of that procedure?
Discuss: There are new anesthetics , better preps, and techniques. ...Read more
I will be taking Nu Lytely prep for my colonoscopy. .I am also taking Metformin ER 500mg. Should I discontinue my Metformin before my procedure?
How are your sugars?: we usually worry about hypoglycemia a lot more than hyperglycemia on that day before - especially that you'll be on clears only and may or may not be getting a lot of calories in. we usually have people take 1/2 their usual dose - more if they're poorly controlled and none if they're already pretty tight. definitely don't take it the morning of (unless again, you're running 400+...) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a colonoscopy yesterday. The diarrhea has not stopped since taking the MoviPrep the day before the procedure. Can I now take an anti diarrheal? Is there anything else I can do? Thanks!
Yes, yet patience +: wash gently almost certainly the wisest option. Quick "fixes" are widely marketed and make lots of money for those selling them. Yet that does not mean that using them, in most cases, is wise or accurate thinking, other than having less money to spend on other issues, hopefully of more value. ...Read more
Is it ok to take hydrocodon before a colonoscopy? Also what would happen if I take ibuprofen a few days before the procedure?
Check with GI: If you take it for pain control for another reason then it will not be a problem. Aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Ibuprofen and Naproxen for example) in standard doses may be continued safely in patients having colonoscopy, including in those who require polyp removal. You should still check with your GI for his or her preference with regards to these meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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