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... with this its a total re adjustment of life and eating... my suggestion to anyone if you have any kind of rectum bleeding get this checked dont let it go and the prep is bad but the procedure for a colonsocpy is a breeze i went thru that a year ago i cwas clean... best of luch to all of you.............. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... nd the normal feeling you get when you know you need to "go." I felt the need to evacuate about 20 minutes after drinking the Phospho solution. I went on and off for the next 2 hours, but had no problem getting to the bathroom in time. During these 2 hours, you are drinking at LEAST 5 8oz. ... (5 replies)
Jul 29, 2007
... Crohnie, I plan to do just that. In Feb 08 it will be my 4th complete prep, 3rd colonoscopy and I don't want anymore liquids. The more liquid you drink the worse I myself feel because of the salts and the fullness. ... (25 replies)
... whimp out there. I had my first colonoscopy last month and I was worried sick!! It was so easy, I couldn't believe it. The prep for me was not as bad as I thought it was going to be. I had lemon jello for breakfast and then chicken bouillon for lunch. ... (19 replies)
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Jan 10, 2008
... I also react that way to the contrast CT, so the thought of having to prep for any test freaks me out. We're grown ups and have to get the job done so prep I do. When you know how your body reacts the expected is alot easier than the unexpected. ... (6 replies)
... growing in the last three months, this new surgeon that specializes in colon and rectal surgery said it was probably more like 6 months to a year. It takes time for the cells to develop to a polyp then to turn cancerous. ... (3 replies)
... 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)
... nished with all of this and that your future scans come out clean. I am sure that you are fed up of seeing doctors under less than ideal circumstances. All the best ! ... (10 replies)
... Hope all goes well with your prep and colonoscopy so best wishes for that. ... (9 replies)
... Good luck and best wishes for a clear scope. ... (4 replies)
... Wishing you and your Mom the best of treatment and good results. ... (6 replies)
... a couple of months ago for my first colonoscopy. ... (9 replies)
... My mom has had a few surgeries for which flushing out was necessary, and a colonoscopy earlier this year too. ... (9 replies)
... Halflytly :D nice name. Let us know what it is like. For a barium enema I was given a large dose of castor oil about 4 tablespoons.(tastes bad but not THAT bad(like a lipstick taste)) to be followed by a large dose of senna based laxitive and lots of liquids of my choice. It does the job BUT leaves a chocolate brown stain on the bowel so it isn't good for a colonoscopy... (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)
... y. 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)

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