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Can I eat the day of endoscopy?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Afterward

You may eat after you have recovered from sedation.
I would avoid alcohol and spicy or acidic foods the first 24 hours.

In brief: Afterward

You may eat after you have recovered from sedation.
I would avoid alcohol and spicy or acidic foods the first 24 hours.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Mark Pleatman
Bariatrics

In brief: Clear liquids only

The main concern of the doctor is to have the stomach empty when you are given sedation.
Some patients vomit when given the medications, putting them at risk for aspiration and death. The safest way to avoid this is to avoid eating anything at least 4 hours before surgery.

In brief: Clear liquids only

The main concern of the doctor is to have the stomach empty when you are given sedation.
Some patients vomit when given the medications, putting them at risk for aspiration and death. The safest way to avoid this is to avoid eating anything at least 4 hours before surgery.
Dr. Mark Pleatman
Dr. Mark Pleatman
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