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Old 01-20-2008, 05:53 PM   #3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Midland, GA
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SusieO HB User
Re: How many days after a colonoscopy b4 you had a BM?

Originally Posted by ZoeGirl View Post
I tend to be on the constipated side anyway (even when well I only go 2x/week). It takes me about a week after a clean out to have another BM. You can try over the counter stool softeners if you are worried. Miralax is a powder that is tasteless. I've even used correctol on occasion when it goes over a week to get things moving. A call to your doctor isn't a bad idea either.

I hope you feel better soon.
Thanks Zoe. I did "go" today - after 4 days. I started a stool softener 2 days ago along with my other supplements.

I just didn't want to get constipated because I had been hospitalized for ulcers and diverticulosis.