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... chicken is suppose to help with the nausea...and it did,i had no problem drinking the stuff...after drinking 4 cups of the stuff i was on the toilet for 2 hours and then i was fine...slept all night and had my colonoscopy at 8 the next morning... ... (13 replies)
... For a barium enema I was given a large dose of castor oil about 4 tablespoons. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Monkey, Nice to meet you. You have done the right thing by coming to this message board for information. ... (45 replies)

... is entired life around the ileostomy he is handling it but not really he knows that this is his way of life but i seem him as not really deal well with this its a total re adjustment of life and eating... ... (8 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
May 26, 2005
... is a pretty high CEA. ... (6 replies)
... means your colon walls are clean and the scope will be able to examine all of the colon without any residual fecal matter clinging to wall and possibly blocking a small polyp. As far as the black item, you will get the answer tomorrow during your scope. ... (4 replies)
... My mom has had a few surgeries for which flushing out was necessary, and a colonoscopy earlier this year too. ... (9 replies)
... I hope you are feeling better today!! Having this colonoscopy test done is necessary but just preparing for it is hard on people physically and mentally. I'm sorry to hear you were unable to complete the prep. ... (20 replies)
... ll I'm not going to tell you not to worry because you're going to anyway. I know because I was the same way about 11 yrs ago. I was 38 yrs old and I was going to a Hematologist because I was anemic. No matter what medications I took for the anemia my blood count would either stay the same or it would drop lower. ... (10 replies)
... As dwallech said the prep can interfere with one's electrolyte balance. this would account for the shakes and fainting as could being slightly anemic. If you are aware of an existing anemia please make sure the doc already knows about it. ... (19 replies)
... I thought I would check in today. So glad to hear from you. The next couple of days will be trying your patience. I'm sure you'll do just fine. The prep "is" the worst part in my opinion. ... (20 replies)
... It is a safe, effective means of visually examining the full lining of the colon and rectum, using a long, flexible, tubular instrument. It is used to diagnose colon and rectum problems and to perform biopsies and remove colon polyps. ... (19 replies)
... the degree of anxiety you are feeling and how detrimental this 2 week wait will be for you? ... (68 replies)
... I used the Miralax prep for my last test in May of 08. It was, BY FAR, the easiest of any prep I have done. ... (3 replies)
... I have done 4 or 5 colon preps now including the one for my colon resection. I have done the gallon of GoLytely, Fleets Phospha Soda, Magnesium Citrate, and the 32 Osmo Pill Prep. ... (6 replies)
... I do not think anyone here referred to you as the "wacko fringe". I think most of us are adults here and realize that you, as a grown human male, are entitled to have your difference in beliefs and thoughts from the rest of us. It does not make us hate you or resent you. ... (22 replies)
... You have DEFINITELY done the right thing scheduling a colonoscopy. ... (3 replies)
... Prior to the prep have a bowl of chicken broth and a bottle of sport drink or pedialyte to start your electrolytes off in good shape. ... (3 replies)
... The following link is typical info that our British NHS gives out to patients for colonoscopies and includes info on what you can and cannot eat drink the week before the procedure. Hope it helps. ... (9 replies)
... he disgusting regimen of dulcolax in the morning and then go or halflighyly... there is NOTHING light about it! If you have time, I would say try to eat lightly for a couple days prior to the procedure... Then usually I would say "follow your GI's instructions. ... (9 replies)

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