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Have to go on a 1 day fast before a colon test. But I get bad headache when I fast. Is ok to take sugar water before the test? How I stop headache?
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Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Ask the GI
It is probably ok.
But depending on what the physician scoping you is looking for, he/she may have reasons that you should not do it. I think it would be best to call the physician's office with this question.

In brief: Ask the GI
It is probably ok.
But depending on what the physician scoping you is looking for, he/she may have reasons that you should not do it. I think it would be best to call the physician's office with this question.
Dr. Christopher Coller
Dr. Christopher Coller
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Generally as long as the liquid is clear, ie you can see through it, it is ok to take up to the time you have been instructed not to take anything by mouth or NPO>
Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Stay hydrated take tylenol (acetaminophen).

In brief: Yes
Stay hydrated take tylenol (acetaminophen).
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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