Avoid Red Jell-O Before a Colonoscopy

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What is the importance of not having red Jell-O the night before a colonoscopy?

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Undigested red Jell-O may not be completely evacuated from the colon and can look like blood.

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Last Editorial Review: 9/5/2017
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Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

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"Bowel preparation before colonoscopy in adults"
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