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Can I eat before the endoscopy?
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Dr. Anne-marie Marcoux
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The purpose of an endoscopy is th view the stomach and first part of the small intestine.
Dangerous to give IV sedation to someone who has eaten for fear of aspiration!

In brief: No
The purpose of an endoscopy is th view the stomach and first part of the small intestine.
Dangerous to give IV sedation to someone who has eaten for fear of aspiration!
Dr. Anne-marie Marcoux
Dr. Anne-marie Marcoux
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
You should not eat for 6 hours prior to an endoscopy.

In brief: No
You should not eat for 6 hours prior to an endoscopy.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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