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Can You Drink Water Before A Colonoscopy
How much coconut water do I have to drink before I replenish all the lost electrolytes after the colonoscopy prep?
Drink to thrist: It is hard to ascertain the amount needed without get a BP checked and or labs. Best option is respond to your symptoms. If thristy drink fluids including water, electrolyte solutions and/or coconut water. If you are dizzy light headed then a formal check is needed. Once u are back on regular diet and fluids your body should correct if there are electrolyte issues. Best of luck ...Read more
How to maintain electrolyte balance during colonoscopy preparation? Should I drink mineral water and sport drinks?
Electrolytes: Colon prep is not likely to affect the electrolyte balance of normal adults significantly. Drinking these sport drinks will not hurt you and perhaps help the economy. ...Read more
During colonoscopy prep, how can you drink so much fluid during such a short period of time and not suffer from water intoxication?
Drink slowly: Drink slowly the liquid as tolerated. Some preparations are "low volume" (2 liters or less) and easier to tolerate, and may be the preferred prep if you are concerned about getting full. You will not get intoxicated with water! ...Read more
There is a bowel prep for colonoscopy called Prepopik. Dosage is only two 5 oz. Glasses and drinking lots of water. Is this a safe & effective prep?
Is this ok to drink this during colonoscopy prep? Low Blood sugar Isopure coconut water the only completely clear whey protein when dissolved in water
... clear liquids. .: Prior to colonoscopy 24 h regimen is clear liquids only, no red colors. Any dairy or protein drink are out of this recommendation. During prep drinking. .., apple juice is permitted - in case of diabetes can provide glucose if hypoglycemia. If you have special needs - consult w Gastroenterologist before procedure.. . ...Read more
If having blood work done for physical in morning can you drink water before? Doctor said no food or coffee
Fasting labs are generally aimed at looking at blood lipid and glucose levels. These would generally be unaffected by moderate water intake prior to testing. Actually, being dehydrated when the sample is drawn may more likely cause abnormal values.
A caution would be if you were to drink excessive amounts of water and diluted your blood. This would be unlikely in normal circumstances. ...Read more
??: Can u drink water at the same time as u r coughing? ...Read more
Same as kitchen: If you are on municipal water system, there is no difference in the water from sinks or shower/tub or hose (but hose might be dirty). If on well water, there might be different supply/filtering, but not likely. ...Read more
U may have a: Dysfunction in your swallowing mechanism. This is usually worked up by a consult to speech therapy, which your doctor will provide, if they agree. The problem may be that it is only intermintant. Start to keep a diary of when it occurs and what ur drinking. Take this in when u see the doc. Good luck☺️ ...Read more
That is highly unusual.
Are you sure? ...Read more
Yes: Water should be consumed before during and after exercise. ...Read more
Yes, electrolytes too: Yes, it is a very good idea to rehydrate with water after exercise. It is also important to replace lost electrolytes like sodium and potassium, and when these are added to water the water is better absorbed. See http://www. Santacruz. Com/news/2013/07/09/coconut_water_everything_its_cracked_up_to_be. ...Read more
Fasting: Unless otherwise advised by your doctor, it is okay. ...Read more
Because liquids...: Because clear liquids leave the stomach much faster than solids. You must have empty stomach to prevent vomiting and aspiration due to the anesthesia. Most anesthesiologists allow to drink small volumes of clear liquids up to 2 hours before anesthesia. However, do follow what you were told by the endoscopy facility. ...Read more
No: Most public fountains for water are safe to druink water from in the us. ...Read more
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