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My doctor said that my bowel was too full of stool to do a colonoscopy even though I did the bowel prep. How is this possible?
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Unfortunately this can happen.
Next time your doctor may suggest a liquid diet for a couple of days prior to the colonoscopy and they may also change the prep solution. Good luck!

In brief: Yes
Unfortunately this can happen.
Next time your doctor may suggest a liquid diet for a couple of days prior to the colonoscopy and they may also change the prep solution. Good luck!
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Depends
People who tend toward the constipated side may need more than a 1 day prep to adequately perform a colonoscopy.

In brief: Depends
People who tend toward the constipated side may need more than a 1 day prep to adequately perform a colonoscopy.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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