Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a colonoscopy if I don’t have any symptoms?
How bad is the colon prep solution?
Do I have to drink the second half of my prep if my stool output has turned clear yellow?
What should I do if I get nauseous drinking the prep?
Should I continue to drink more clear liquid after I have finished drinking the prep?
Why was milk of magnesia added to my prep instructions?
What can I use to alleviate irritation on my bottom while prepping?
Why can I not drive for the remainder of my procedure day?
Does it hurt when colon polyps are removed?
Will I have pain after my colonoscopy?
Will I be asleep during the colonoscopy?
Will the physician talk with me after my procedure?
What should I wear the day of my procedure?