Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
161 Doctors are Online

Starving for colonoscopy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: General Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My 11 year old daughter has a colonoscopy and endoscopy schedule for 10:30 tomorrow morning.
Doctor :   ok
User :   She woke up with a nightmare, went to the bathroom, and drank a small sip of RED Gatorade at 2:30 - this despite e the instruction to drink NOTHING after midnight.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is this going to affect her testing? the doctor specifically said NOTHING after midnight not even a sip, and especially nothing RED
Doctor :   how much she has taken
User :   a sip - hard to determine as we were asleep nbut she swears it was just a sip
Doctor :   at what time th etest is scheduled
User :   10:30 AM - about ten hours after she ingested it...
Doctor :   it is usualy takes 10-12 hours of starving
User :   10:30 is when it starts... they just said clear liquids all yesterday and nothing after midnight

Doctor :   if the amount is very less, it is ok
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor