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Colonoscopy Preparation And Clear Stool And Stop Drink
Been having hard stools with some ab pain. Negative colonoscopy and endoscopy. Today had red stool? Been drinking red kool aid. Is this the cause?
If I did one bottle of Suprep for my colonoscopy and things are running completely clear and resemble urine, can I stop drinking this nasty drink?
How to maintain electrolyte balance during colonoscopy preparation? Should I drink mineral water and sport drinks?
Can any doc explain if you get sick from the colonoscopy preparation like drinking the laxative and golightly liquid?
Colonoscopy 6 months ago- clear no abnormalities. Stool still abnormal - sometimes really thin, sometimes blood streaked?
Prepping for colonoscopy. My stool is now clear, but I noticed little white pieces of what seems to be mucus. Is this normal?
When its gone: continue the prep till its gone to get the best results. ...Read more
I need a list of clear sodas with caffeine due to drinking clear liquids for a colonoscopy on the 6th of April. The problem is I need caffeine to help?
Diverticulosis: You may have diverticulosis pouches which are a common cause of loose stools and passage of bright red blood. I assume that inflammatory colon changes were not seen, but check with your colonoscopist to see whether diverticulosis of the colon may be present even with your "normal" colonoscopy. ...Read more
Colonoscopy clear but still in pain and had blood in toilet this week. Many lose stools daily too.
I'm getting endoscopy and colonoscopy on 18th, do I need to avoid alcohol ? How long before procedure do I need to stop drinking ?
Ask your doctor: You certainly need to avoid it after midnight the night before the procedure, since you will likely have sedation with these tests, but the final arbiter on how long you should be without alcohol before the test is the gastroenterologist who is going to perform the tests. It should be in the instructions you get before the procedure, and if it isn't, you should ask. Good luck. ...Read more
Even though i'm only supposed to drink clear liquids before my colonoscopy, can I have a few glasses of soy milk?
Bright red quarter sized spot of blood on stool. Had a colonoscopy 4 years ago and all was clear. What could it be from?
Further evaluation: Is necessary to find cause- talk to your GI doctor about workup. ...Read more
Mild bleeding seen in otherwise clear stool during colonoscopy prep w/ increased llq pain, should I keep going & finish am dose?
Mucus in stool. I just had a clear colonoscopy & have normal bloodwork. What else causes this? What else should I be tested for?
Working with your MD: You are doing the right things. Keep the dialogue with your MD. He/She is working you up appropriately. ...Read more
I was looking at my paper and I need to be on a clear liquid diet before my colonoscopy but it doesn't mention tea. Can I drink mint tea?
Clear Liquids: Can you see through the tea? Is it clear? ...Read more
I have a colonoscopy coming up but I have a few questions. I have a clear oily foul smelling leakage from my rectum an oily stools is it steatorhea?
I am having a colonoscopy & endoscopy fri. I have been drinking aloe gel for my esophagus. Should I stop drinking it & when?
Stop right now pls: Aloe is commonly recommended for worm infestation, stomach disorders, colic, constipation, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, menstrual complaints, skin disorders. However, aloe is contraindicated in cases of intestinal obstruction, inflammatory bowel disease, appendicitis, & unexplained abdominal pain. Always weigh all pros and cons of any product (prescription or herbal) before ingestion please. ...Read more
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