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Consumption Of Liquids Before Colonoscopy

10/06/2008

Question:

My GI doctor told me to drink something 4 hours prior to the colonoscopy that should cleanse me. Isn`t it supposed to be at least 6 hours before surgery that I can have something to take orally?

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