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... Thanks Kadey, I already have the pills, just hope I have the courage to take them. As for as the actual procedure my husband has one every year. He drinks the nasty stuff with no problem but then he doesn't ever have a problem with meds. ( he's an old tuff Marine). I have side effects and problems with all medication. I am determined to get this done though so keep me in... (19 replies)
... Hi, Cassiebel... I posted my Visicol prep experience in another thread further down. After "flunking" my first prep I used the Visicol pills the second time and it was a breeze. Here's what I had to say in the other thread... ... (19 replies)
... I had the prep about 4yrs ago using the phospho soda. ... (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)
... Did you take osmo prep tabs? ... (5 replies)
... I will be having a colonoscopy in a month. I have been having problems with rectal bleeding, weightloss, and nausea after BM's. ... (8 replies)
... c I don't remember any of it. Thank God!!! It's true what they say about the prep being the worst. I never threw up or felt nauseous, but I sure pooped a lot, and the massive headache I had didn't help matters any. ... (0 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
Feb 21, 2007
... i am so glad they gave me Magnesium Citrate...a small bottle and does not taste bad. It is no wonder people dread the prep when you have to drink so much horrible stuff! My whole experience with colonoscopy was not unpleasant in any way! ... (5 replies)
... BETTER to be prepared than have to come back after doing it all over again because you were not cleared out enough the first time. And I whole heartedly agree, prep is the worst. ... (9 replies)
... I had a colonoscopy in '99. I was admitted for kidney stones, but they felt more was going on to cause abdominal pain. ... (9 replies)
... After my experience with those laxatives my stools turned orange with red marks since the bowel movement was rapid and those people at the sewage plant are gonna get a suprise. ... (17 replies)
... PLEASE DON'T CANCEL!!! It is true that prep is the hardest part of the procedure, but it is tolerable!!! Drink the product COLD... it helps it go down. Elsa, you KNOW you HAVE to go in and get checked. ... (19 replies)
... First of all, let me say that no two people are alike and that your results may differ from mine. With that said, I would like to detail my recent colonoscopy in hopes that it may enlighten those who have yet to have one and those who may have had one a while back and things are always changing. ... (2 replies)
... and to have a repeat colonoscopy in 1 year. ... (4 replies)
... Just wondering how long does it take to get the test results after having colonoscopy and endoscopy? ... (2 replies)
... I had my first colonoscopy last November. I used OsmoPrep. ... (0 replies)
... Honestly my biggest fear before the colonosopy was that they would not be able to get a good vein, so I drank and drank and drank all day prior. Ate 2 boxes of jello, broth, juice, sprite. Drank 32 ounces of water before going to bed. Even had my hubby wake me up right before midnight to give me 16 more ounces of water. But I woke up at 2:30 to go to the bathroom one more... (5 replies)
... What do you use for anal soreness? I have a barrier spray that helps me. Have you had to have a colonoscopy? I made it thru the prep, but I was so scared the day I had to do that. Luckily sitting in the tub and barrier spray got me thru it. Have you heard of a low residue diet? There are a few foods that I avoid plus I eat smaller amounts. I can't afford to lose any... (12 replies)

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