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Can a colonoscopy prep deplete electrolytes?

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Dr. Michael Gross
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Yes

you will loose a lot of stool with the preperation and this stool contains electrolytes

In brief: Yes

you will loose a lot of stool with the preperation and this stool contains electrolytes
Dr. Michael Gross
Dr. Michael Gross
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Dr. Atul Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Some times

If you have significant diarrheal losses from the prep there can be some electrolyte changes.
In most patients these are mild and get corrected. If your kidney function is normal these changes may it happen and if they do are mild. Once back on diet things should be back to normal.

In brief: Some times

If you have significant diarrheal losses from the prep there can be some electrolyte changes.
In most patients these are mild and get corrected. If your kidney function is normal these changes may it happen and if they do are mild. Once back on diet things should be back to normal.
Dr. Atul Singh
Dr. Atul Singh
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