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Have colonoscopy nxt fri.Due to pain when I eat , no food in few days.What effect will mag. Nit .Prep have on me after no food only liq.4 many days.?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Risk of colon preps
You are appropriately concerned about risks of colon preps.
Regardless of type (lavage & osmotic agents, irritant laxatives, enemas) consideration should be given to: age, size, co-morbidlities, nutritional & hydration debilities, mobility, & help at home. Up to 50% may have nausea, vomiting, fullness/bloating, anal irritation. Greater risks result from fluid & electrolyte imbalance.Talk w/doctor.

In brief: Risk of colon preps
You are appropriately concerned about risks of colon preps.
Regardless of type (lavage & osmotic agents, irritant laxatives, enemas) consideration should be given to: age, size, co-morbidlities, nutritional & hydration debilities, mobility, & help at home. Up to 50% may have nausea, vomiting, fullness/bloating, anal irritation. Greater risks result from fluid & electrolyte imbalance.Talk w/doctor.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Diarrhea
The prep for a colonoscopy will cause watery diarrhea.
This ensures that your doctor can perform an effective colonoscopy.

In brief: Diarrhea
The prep for a colonoscopy will cause watery diarrhea.
This ensures that your doctor can perform an effective colonoscopy.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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