Are you preparing for a colonoscopy? Have you had a colonoscopy? What tips can you add to our list?


Having a colonoscopy sure doesn’t top your list of favorite things to do. If you could, you’d put it off indefinitely. But at some point, it’s got to be done — so go ahead and get it scheduled.

The bowel prep and liquid diet the day before aren’t going to be pleasant. With a few helpful tips from your HysterSisters, however, the overall experience can be less stressful.

Read more about Do This – Not That: Having a Colonoscopy

2 thoughts on “Are you preparing for a colonoscopy? Have you had a colonoscopy? What tips can you add to our list?

  1. laurareyes7

    Apply vaseline after every bowel movement. The diaper rash creams & ointments burn & just don’t help. A cool layer of vaseline really helps.

  2. bandimal

    If you start vomiting during the prep, call the nurse hotline or your doctor and ask what to do next. You do not want to be too dehydrated to undergo the procedure.

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