What is the difference between a colonic cleanse versus the liquid prep before a Colonoscopy?

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The colonoscopy prep is scientifically designed to clean your colon safely without causing electrolyte shifts or dehydration. Colon Cleanse is a popular folk remedy, mostly nonsense. There is no reason to do all that unless you are having a procedure like Colonoscopy. Just eat properly and drink plenty of water every day. It will keep you healthy! Outside the realm of procedural prep, do not try to “clean your colon” other than have BMs.

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