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Eating Before A Colonoscopy
Anywhere: From 12-36 hours is normal to have a bm after colonosopy. Anything longer and you should call your endoscopist and discuss with them. Also will be dependent on how much you are eating after the procedure. ...Read more
Don't worry: If you are ill, then see the doctor. Otherwise, you should not worry about eating cantaloupe or getting listeria. ...Read more
After eating a chicken bone by mistake how long before you know you'll be okay? How long would it take to dissolve or pass?
Choking...: ...is the biggest problem with eating a chicken bone. If it went down past your throat and isn't causing you immediate discomfort, it's unlikely it ever will cause a problem. Bones usually dissolve in stomach acid within a few hours. ...Read more
1-4 hrs: The stomach will typically empty most of your meal in to the small intestine by 4 hrs. However emptying begins within the first hour so your small intestine may start to "see" your meal soon after eating. ...Read more
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How long should I wait after eating lunch to have a nap? What is best to eat before and after workout
Colonoscopy Prep: The prep for a colonoscopy might differ from doctor to doctor, but generally speaking most will advise that the patient eat no solid food while the preparation of the bowel is in progress. Clear fluids, however, are permitted. These include apple or cranberry juice, ginger ale, jello and clear broth. ...Read more
That depends: That depends on the type of filling. If it is an amalgam (silver) filling i would wait a couple of hours. If it is a bonded composite (white) filling you don't really have to wait at all. If they made you numb i would wait at least until the numb feeling goes away so you do not accidently bite yourself. If it was a very large filling, regardless of type, i would avoid chewing very hard things. ...Read more
How long do I have to wait after eating a meal to excercise/work out without getting a stomach ache?
Depends: Eating diverts blood to the GI tract and may reduce the supply of blood to other organs. Increasingly it is recognized that an available source of calories is critical to high performance. For example, in professional cycling, riders eat throughout the race to assure a steady supply of sugar. In summary, it is very individualized. If you get a stomach ache after eating, try smaller easily digestib. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recommend that: You wait at least 2 to 3 hour safter dinner. Dinner should be small to moderate. ...Read more
Sleep after concussi: The concept of not letting a person sleep after a concussion to protect them from further damage, is no longer thought to be true. If you have been seen by a doctor and evaluated, especially after having a cat scan or mri, then being allowed to go to sleep is routine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: So many factors including last meal, your health/habits, what you will eat and what you are doing for the day. If you are active person, you probably want to eat sooner like within 30 minutes to one hour. If you are not or at later the night before maybe 2 hours is okay. No right or wrong, listen to body. Typically also want complex carbs/protein and not just simple sugars that leave you tired. ...Read more
Ask your MD: You need to ask your treating GYN MD that question. ...Read more
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