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... I had the prep about 4yrs ago using the phospho soda. ... (5 replies)
... he lightheadedness wouldn't stop. All I could think to do was throw myself under cold water. Every time I'd get out of the water, I'd start to black out again. Dehydration usually makes BP go down. But I think I was panicking so bad over the symptoms that my BP went up. That was probably almost a blessing. ... (5 replies)
... I have had 8 scopes done using fleet prep. There is only one rule , drink water until you are almost sick and bursting ,then drink some more. It is so important. 1 it protects your kidneys 2 it makes sure you are clear,,,the clearer you are the less chance of missing problems. Remember ,nobody has ever invented a pleasant medical test. (5 replies)

... I was fine when i had my colonoscopy but i had an extremely dry mouth, and was really thirsty. I drank a lot of liquid, so goodness knows what i would have felt like had i not drunk so much. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, I took Osmo Prep and yes, they can dehydrate you. ... (5 replies)
... Ended up in ER in the middle of the night with apparent dehydration prior to scheduled colonoscopy? ... (5 replies)
... er you like that is bleeding, but obviously you didn't have that at the time of your colonoscopy. Sounds like you are a natural hypotensive and the combo of the prep and drugs during the procedure lowered you further. Thank God for monitors! ... (3 replies)
... Drink lots of fluids, during the prep. If your doctor thinks it's okay, start taking potassium supplements, so, you might handle the rescheduled colonoscopy better. I've had 4 colonsocopies, and I have to say the dehydration is the hardest part. ... (7 replies)
... don't be nervous about the prep or the colonoscopy, but I can understand your worries if you've never had one before. ... (20 replies)
Prep is killing me
Jul 29, 2005
... Julia: I'm sure they must have taken some blood to run some labs... probably determined your electrolytes were off due to dehydration. I hope by now, you have completed your prep, and have had the colonoscopy. Please share with us the results, I'm praying everything worked out well. Best Wishes, CancerDad (4 replies)
Prep is killing me
Jul 24, 2005
... I have been having intermittent bleeding, constipation, severely bloated abdomen, etc for about a month. The last time I had a colonoscopy, the prep was horrible. I am a bit underweight and prone to dehydration and I blacked out on the commode after having horrible cramps and runs. ... (4 replies)
... dehydration under normal circumstances. I was hoping you could share which prep you felt was the "easiest". I know she should drink gatorade, clear broths, juice, etc. ... (9 replies)
Cancerdad?
Oct 9, 2006
... It is entirely possible. It sounds as though you MAY have not had a good experience with your colonoscopy the first time. My advise would be to find another GI for this one. Make sure that you are adequately medicated... ... (3 replies)




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