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I ate noodles the day before my colonoscopy should i cancel it?

I ate noodles the day before my colonoscopy should i cancel it?

Wasn't clear liquid: Your question is best directed to the doctor who prescribed your prep and will be performing your procedure. Call the after-hours doctor with your question, if the office is closed. That being said, many patients have difficulty with their preparation before colonoscopy, but the best yield from the test derives from the quality of the preparation you provide your doctor. Good luck with your exam. ...Read more

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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 can you eat after colonoscopy? Tried and vomitted noodle, cracker, soda... What else can I try?

What can you eat after colonoscopy? Tried and vomitted noodle, cracker, soda... What else can I try?

Should eat anything.: If your colonoscopy was normal and there were no complications, you should be able to eat anything you want as soon as the anesthesia effects are gone. ...Read more

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Is the broth from Lipton Noodle soup OK as a clear liquid for prepping for a colonoscopy?

Is the broth from Lipton Noodle soup OK as a clear liquid for prepping for a colonoscopy?

Yes: When cleansing for colonoscopy it's ok to drink anything clear- broth, juice, sport drinks. Just stay away from anything fatty, or red color. ...Read more

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Since 24 hrs diarriah yellowish did colonoscopy 3 days ago..All good, not eating well going to bathroom almost every hour ..Please help?

Since 24 hrs diarriah yellowish did colonoscopy 3 days ago..All good, not eating well going to bathroom almost every hour ..Please help?

It will pass: Drink plenty of fluid especially with sugar and salt. If its small amounts, even if frequent, and you're not dizzy when you sit or stand up, you should be fine. If large volumes or you get dizzy upright, you may need intravenous fluids. Have some salty broth a couple of times. ...Read more

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I am 24 with very irregular bowels. Am i to young to have a colonoscopy done & what can b done to fix my irregularity besides eating right & fiber?

Add probiotic: You can try adding a probiotic to your regimen. You still need to eat right though and have enough fiber in your food intake. Would discuss with your doctor which probiotic he or she would recommend. ...Read more

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Twinges in my bowells from left to right colonoscopy 2 years ago nothing at all Dr said perfect nothing at night just daytime no weight loss eating ok?

Twinges in my bowells from left to right colonoscopy 2 years ago nothing at all Dr said perfect nothing at night just daytime no weight loss eating ok?

Movement of gas: Given the information you provided, your sensation is likely to be due to movement of gas in the colon. You may try to vary your diet to see if that makes a difference. Drink enough water so that bowel contents do not become thick. ...Read more

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Twinges in my bowells left middle and right side 2 years ago all perfect colonoscopy eating ok stools ok just starts when I get up in morning ibs pos?

Twinges in my bowells left middle and right side 2 years ago all perfect colonoscopy eating ok stools ok just starts when I get up in morning ibs pos?

Possible, but at 65: ...recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize organ involved: in female vaginal discharge/bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also what testing have you had? ...Read more